The 52nd South Zone Central Revenue Sports Meet 2019-2020 was organised by the Income Tax Department, Chennai on 2nd March 2020 & 3rd March 2020 at Nehru Stadium, Chennai. 840 sports persons of the Income Tax, GST & Central Excise and Customs Departments from the states of Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and Kerala participated in 17 sports disciplines viz. Athletics, Football, Hockey, Basketball, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Cricket, Contract Bridge, Chess, Carrom, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Body Building, Swimming, Badmintion, Squash and Billiards & Snooker.
The events were conducted at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, SDAT International Tennis Stadium, Anna Swimming Pool, etc.
The winners of the various events will be participating in the National Central Revenue Sports Meet to be held at Kolkata from 19th to 21st March, 2020.
The Meet concluded with the closing ceremony on 3rd March, 2020. Shri. Dinesh C. Patwari, IRS, Director General of Income-tax (Inv.), Chennai and Shri Arvind Kumar, Chief Commissioner of Income-tax-1, Chennai were the Chief Guests. Dronacharya Awardee Shri. A. Srinivasa Rao, Table Tennis Coach, National Institute of Sports, Patiala was the Guest of Honour.
On the occasion, Shri. P. Balachandran, Income Tax Officer & Sports Officer, Income Tax Department, Chennai, presented the Meet Report.
The Chief Guests Shri. Dinesh C. Patwari, IRS, Director General of Income-tax (Inv.), Chennai and Shri Arvind Kumar, Chief Commissioner of Income-tax-1, Chennai addressed the gathering. Shri. A. Srinivasa Rao, Guest of Honour also spoke on the occasion. Prizes to the Winners of the various competitions were distributed by the dignitaries. The Income Tax Department, Tamilnadu & Puducherry has won the Overall Championship Trophy of the Sports Meet. The participants also provided their valuable feedback on the Meet. The function concluded with the vote of thanks.