Pooja Agarwal an alumnus of the Himalayan Institute of Technology, Dehradun snared two silver medals at the Lima 2021 world shooting Para Sport World cup
On June 19, 2021, at Dehradun, Uttarakhand Pooja Agarwal a former student of HIT Dehradun one of the prestigious colleges in Dehradun, Uttarakhand is the Para-Shooter who snared two silver medals at the 2021 world shooting Para Sport World cup held at Lima, Peru on June 2021. Pooja Agarwal is a specially-abled right-hand sharpshooter who had lost three of her limbs in a mishap train accident that took place at the Delhi Railway station in the year 2012.
Pooja Agarwal a sportive cum deterministic young lady studied hard and availed a job in the banking sector and working as a manager at an Indian bank from 2014 till present. She was a sports aspirant and an adventure enthusiast who dis scuba diving, river rafting, and many more adventurous sports post her recovery from the tragic train accident. She was a real warrior who did not wish to live the rest of her life resting in the wheelchair remembered her right hand is well enough to pick off plenty of achievements and awards. She began to practice shooting and trained herself at Dr.Karni Singh shooting range coached by P.N. Papanna since 2016. Pooja’s first victory commenced at Al Ain, UAE in the year 2017 as she won an international medal at the World Shooting Para Sport under women’s 10m Air pistol event. Following that, she won a silver medal on the 61st National Shooting Championship in 2017 under the women’s 10m Air pistol shooting category. Later on, in the year 2018, she participated in the finals of the World Shooting Para Sport World cup event under the 10m Air pistol shooting category. Additionally, being a specialist in 10m Air pistol shooting she captured 14th rank in the world shooting and 11th rank in Asian shooting.
With all her strengths, and perpetual hard work she again won two silver medals at the 2021 world shooting Para Sport World cup held in Lima, Peru. Post achieving the silver from 2021 world shooting Para Sport World cup Pooja thanked the Indian Bank by uttering these words, “I am also grateful to Indian Bank for having given wings to my dreams and championing my cause. I truly believe that if you are determined to work towards your dream, the sky is the limit! I aspire to win the 2021 Paralympic Gold for India and bring laurels to our Indian Bank as well as empower specially-abled people across the nation”.
Being a firm, daring, and determined woman achieving all her dreams Pooja serves as an inspiring person for many. Though she had undergone a trilateral limb amputation, she aroused like a phoenix. A strong, brave, and valiant woman who fought against all the odds and residing as a real fighter at present. To cherish the victory of the nation’s ace international shooter the Hindustan Times honoured Pooja Agarwal by awarding Hindustan Times Trailblazer Award 2021 under the Para-shooting sports category. In addition to this, Pooja Agarwal started uploaded much useful life hacks videos for specially-abled persons during the 2020 lockdown period which stimulated plenty of handicaps to transform their way of living.
As we have mentioned earlier, the famous Para-Shooter Ms. Pooja Agarwal was an executive alumnus of the Himalayan Institute of Technology one of the leading educational institutions located in the city of Dehradun. The teachers of HIT Dehradun who taught Pooja in her higher education feel proud about Pooja’s deterministic mind and untiring attitude and prayed for her future well-being and upcoming greater achievements. Additionally, the officials of HIT management bid best of luck for Pooja to achieve gold for India in the upcoming 2021 Paralympics.
About Himalayan Institute of Technology, Dehradun:
The Himalayan Institute of Technology is the best educational institution amongst the various educational groups in and around Dehradun. It is one of the most popular Hotel management institutions in the north-western region of India affiliated with HNBG, Srinagar Central University, and SDSU University, Uttarakhand. Inclusive of Hospitality Management HIT Group of institutions run 3 such educational institutions in 3 different campuses offering various top-rated courses in Agriculture, Agro-science, Commerce, Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Bio-Tech, and science niches. HIT Dehradun was certified by UGC and NAAC certifications and supported by the Ministry of HRD Government of India. The college was established in the year 2001 and possesses 20 years of excellence in bearing world-class education and standard campus placements. In addition to this, the Himalayan Institute of Technology secured the “Excellence in Higher education” award for three consecutive years and was honoured by the Hon’ble former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Harish Rawat in the years 2016, 2017, and 2018.