Panaji, Nov 1 (UNI) The National Institute of Oceanography(NIO) is hosting the 39th Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Memorial Tournament beginning at the NIO colony Ground at Dona Paula here on November 3.
Ten teams from different laboratories under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) will participate in the three-day tournament that include cricket and volley ball.
The event,organised in memory of the founder director general of CSIR, is expected to build team spirit among the participants besides providing them with an opportunity to showcase their sports talent.
There are 38 prestigious research laboratories under the CSIR umbrella that include NIO which pioneered research on ocean related subjects.
Finance minister Dayanand Narvekar will formally inaugurate the tournament tomorrow evening, according to an official communique here today.