Mucsat 27, December 2017: As part of its employee welfare initiatives, Khimji Ramdas conducted its annual inter-division football tournament on December 23rd at Muscat Sports Club. Over 3000 employees and their familiesfrom one of Oman’s oldest conglomerate signed up for a day of invigorating footballand sporting fun in an exercise that forms part of the company’s tradition to help rejuvenate and boost employee morale.
Commenting on the event, Pankaj Khimji, Director of Khimji Ramdas, said, “The Khimji Ramdas annual football tournament is a calendar event that brings together all KR employees and their familiesto celebrate sports and team work and underscores one of the key principles of organisation, which is the welfare of its employees. We always endeavour to create an atmosphere conducive to higher productivity and employee performance and sports is a key component of that exercise. It unlocks potential by promoting healthy competition, team spirit and congeniality among employees. Within Khimji Ramdas these extracurricular activities are central to the health and well-being of our employees; we take R&R pretty seriously here, because there’s nothing like a whole day of friendly sparring with your comrades in a tournament that features the country’s favourite sport.”
34 teams went head to head in competition with scores of family members and friends cheering them on. After a gruelling battle of agility, grit and endurance the Sohar branch C team beat close contenders KR Shipping A Division in a 1-0thrilling last minute victory. The Best Scorer was Mohsen Al Hinaii from Nizwa Team. The Best Goal Keeper was Shihab Al Rudiani from Sohar Team. The Best player was Zayed Al Rudiani from Sohar team. The ideal team went KR Building Materials Division.