ASK to honour Asian games gold medalist with a stipend of Rs.12 lakh


New Delhi 5 September 2018 – Swapna clinched India’s first ever gold medal in the heptathlon which consists of seven events and considered to be one of the most difficult events in athletics. Despite her bedridden father and facing acute poverty, she made India proud by winning, GOLD, in this category in 2018 Asian Games. It’s a story of sheer determination, hard work and achieving excellence. Today she has become a role model for all upcoming athletes. ASK Automotive Private Ltd., a leading manufacturer of Friction products, today honored the athlete with a total sum of Rs.12 lakhs for her training and development for forthcoming Olympics in 2020. ASK Automotive Pvt. Ltd has always recognized the fact that through determination, “whatever is conceivable is achievable”. It’s Chairman & Managing Director, Mr. K.S. Rathee never misses a chance to value people who are dedicated, determined and who achieve the glory despite the odds. “Mr.Rathee wished Swapna all the best for the Olympics. He further stated that stipend amount would be doubled if she brings any medal in the Olympics”. ASK is proud of Swapna Barman and has decided to pay four cheques of Rs.3 Lakhs each, so that the athlete can take care of her basic needs and devote her time for upcoming International Events with full vigor and single minded dedication. We wish her all the success in her future endeavors and we are confident that she will make the country proud in the Olympics.

About ASK Automotive Pvt. Ltd – ASK Automotive Pvt. Ltd is a leading company in the production of friction materials in the segment of motorcycles and scooters, manufacturing brake shoes, brake pads, clutches, brake assemblies and other aluminium die casting components. In the market for 29 years, the Company is committed to engineering excellence and stringent quality controls in each stage of its manufacturing process. Ask Automotive has its own Research, Development and Design Center. Established in 1989, the ASK group has 14 strategic manufacturing plants throughout India and employs more than 6500 people. Always focused on quality, delivery time and competitiveness, the ASK brand is recognized by the major automakers of India. For further information, please visit