Cuttack: While BJD Heavyweight Pranab Prakash Das has been elected as President of Odisha Cricket Association, Ace Cricket Promoter and Mining Magnate Pankaj Lochan Mohanty has taken charge as new Vice President (VP) of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA).
Mr.Mohanty was elected unopposed, thanks to his versatile personality as a philanthropist, cricket organizer and an industrialist.
Sanjay Behera has been elected as Secretary of OCA, Prabhat Kumar Bhol, Joint Secretary, Bikash Pradhan, Treasurer and Apex Council Member Pratap Chandra Pradhan is in the new Team.
While Mr.Mohanty has been elected as Vice President as declared by OCA Electoral Officer, M L Majumdar IAS®, in the Annual General Meeting of OCA and he will continue to contribute a lot for the Domestic Cricket in the State.
MGM Group Chief has always been forefront of Odisha Cricket as he has genuine love for the sports and promoting with all sincerity during last many years.
Earlier as OCA President, Mr.Mohanty has been able to handle the International Matches in the Barabati stadium with the active support from the State Government and State Police.
While Mr.Mohanty will continue to promote cricket as Vice President of OCA, he is boosting the sport by setting up the Sports Academy to help out the youngsters.
The Mining Major had also sponsored the Odisha T20 Cricket League, which was organized by the Odisha Cricket Association in collaboration with the Twenty First Century Media (TCM).