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Kalinga Lancers (abbreviated as KL) is a field hockey team based in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is promoted by Odisha Sports Development and Promotion Company (OSDPC), jointly formed by Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) and Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL).
Mr. Mark William Hager is the head coach while former Indian captain Dilip Tirkey is the chief mentor and advisor of the team. Former Indian Goal Keeper AB Subbaiah will accompany the team as Team Manager.

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(OSDPC) Odisha Sports Development And Promotion Company

According to government authorities, state-owned Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation of Odisha (IDCO) and Coal India subsidiary, Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) have joined hands to promote the OSPDC, a non-for-profit company, under Section-25 of Indian Companies Act.

The company will be functioning at Kalinga Stadium Sports Complex at Bhubaneswar. Kalinga Stadum, which boasts of synthetic hockey surface confirming to the international specifications will be the venue for the league matches of Coal India Hockey India League -2016.


(MCL) Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) is one of the major coal producing company of India. It is one of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited was carved out of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in 1992 with its headquarter at Sambalpur. It has its coal mines spread across Odisha It has total 16 open cast mines and 7 underground mines under its fold.

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(Odisha IDCO) Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation

The Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) was established in the year 1981 with the specific objective of creating infrastructure facilities in the identified Industrial Estate/Areas for rapid and orderly establishment and growth of Industries, trade and commerce...

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