Sports

From times immemorial, the soldier has always reveled in sporting activities. With the evolution of the modern army fame in the area of sports field brought prestige to the unit. The soldier craftsman has not lagged behind. When barely five years old he made waves in the firing ranges when the EME centre defeated the Infantry School to win the Jabalpur Sub-Area shooting title. In a few years, the EME had carved a niche for itself in almost every sporting event. Shooting, athletics, basket ball, football, hockey, kabaddi, squash, tennis cricket, volley ball, weight lifting, boxing, cycling and archery, to name a few of the more popular events.

Arjuna Awardees

Subedar Sarabjit Singh Basket Ball 1962
Naib Subedar Tarlok Singh Athletics 1962
CHM BS Baruah Athletics 1966
Major HPS Ahluwalia Mountaineering 1971
Brigadier RK Manchanda Squash 1980
Subedar Major Jenil Krishnan Rowing 2005
Naib Subedar Milkha Singh 400 Meters Running 2007
Subedar Major (Honorary Lieutenant)
Rajesh Choudhary, VSM Sailing 2010

Subedar Major (Hony Lt) Rajesh Chaudhary, VSM Maj HPS Ahluwalia