OCM, wholeheartedly supported and continues to support all the para-athletes who participated in various events in the Tokyo Paralympics Games, scheduled between 24 August and 5 September 2021.
India fielded its largest ever contingent this year with 54 Paralympic athletes participating across nine sporting disciplines including Javelin, Shooting, High jump and Badminton; and has won a whopping 5 golds, 8 silvers and 6 bronzes, totaling at 19 medals – the highest ever for the Indian contingent.
Vikram Mahaldar, MD & CEO – OCM says, “We have been so proud to encourage and motivate the athletes, right from before they left the Indian shores to cheering them on for their respective matches in Tokyo. Their stellar performance has made the nation so proud, and we are extremely thrilled in celebrating all their victories.”
Dr. Deepa Malik, Padma Shri Khel Ratna Arjuna Awardee & President PCI says, “OCM had been keen to encourage and motivate our para-athletes representing India at Tokyo with OCM products. We’re proud to have them as our Gifting Sponsor.”
OCM, incepted in 1924 in India, is one of the country’s largest fabric manufacturers. The Company has an extensive 37 acre complex that houses a new-age plant with an annual capacity of 8 million meters of fabric and an employee base of 1,900. The company’s ownership lies with the promoters of the Donear Group.
The product design function is at the forefront of global styling. Today, the Company has an extensive product range of high quality all-wool and wool-blended worsted fabrics.