Sharma's Paytm becomes official sponsor of 27th National Games in Goa

Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm said that it is the official sponsor for the 37th National Games being held in Goa.

This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the National Games at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.

"As pioneers of mobile payments in India, we have been working towards our mission to bring half a billion Indians into the mainstream economy," CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma said.

The National Games of India is an Olympic-style multi-sport event where athletes from the various states and Union Territories of India compete for medals.

At the National Games 2022, athletes competed in 36 sports, including non-Olympic ones like kabaddi, kho kho, lawn bowls, mallakhamb, squash, wushu and yogasana.

The objective of the National Games was to identify sporting talent who could represent the country at the Olympics.