Govt recognises Hockey India as the apex body for hockey

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By Team Posted on : 05 Mar 2014 01:58 pm

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has made Hockey India the apex body for managing and regulating the sport of hockey in India.

According to a communication sent to all concerned, the ministry has said, ‘Hockey India’ is made responsible and accountable for the overall management, direction, control, regulation, promotion and development of the sports discipline, i.e. Hockey (Men and Women).”



The communication said Hockey India is required to follow the guidelines of the government issued from time to time and also those prescribed in the National Sports Development Code of India in order to be eligible for government’s assistance and continuing recognition.

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