Sahara unveiled the name and logo of its Pune IPL franchise in a glittering ceremony

Sahara India Pariwar is the promoter and patron of sports in India. It is also the owner of Pune IPL franchisee and unveiled the name and logo of the Pune IPL team in a grand ceremony at the S.P. College Ground, Pune. The Sahara Group named its IPL team, 'Sahara Pune Warriors' according to the status and rich culture of the city. The introduction of the logo of the team was observed by a huge gathering of enthusiastic crowd. The 'Sahara Pune Warriors' logo comprises of a spear wielding, attacking cavalry-warrior in the hue of tricolor. The logo was launched in the presence of some of the biggest names from cricket fraternity and Bollywood of India.

On this occasion, 'Saharasri' Subrata Roy Sahara of Sahara India Pariwar, announced four welfare schemes for the people of the Pune. In the rural areas of Pune district, Sahara announced to extend Public Health Services through Mobile Health Unit vans which will have a qualified doctor and will be equipped with primary health equipments and medicines to provide free of cost primary health care to the people. Sahara will provide individual accident cover to the voters of Lok Sabha constituency of Pune. Sahara will provide Rupees One lakh as financial assistance to the nominee from the family of the deceased.

Sahara also announced financial support for the promising sportspersons of Pune District. Under the scheme, sportspersons playing at the state level will be given Rs 5000 per month, Rs. 10000 per month to those playing at the National level and Rs.20, 000 per month to those playing at the International level. Scholarships will be provided by Sahara for the meritorious students of Pune district. Under this scheme, 300 students at the graduation level will be selected who will be given Rs. 750 per month as scholarship. At the post graduation level, 200 students will be selected and each student will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs 1500.

Subrata Roy Sahara took great pleasure to present the identity of the Pune IPL team to the people of Pune and the cricketing enthusiasts across the world. Earlier, in the year 2009, Sahara had initiated 'The Sahara Indian Sports Awards' with an intention to bring together all sports together on a common platform. The awards are aimed to encourage the young sporting talents and motivate them to bring laurels to the nation and sports.