Government gives NSF status to Hockey India
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has given recognition to 'Hokey India' as National Sports Federation (NSF) for the sport of Hockey.
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, in order to be eligible for assistance and continuing the recognition of Government of India, '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.
(Posted on 04-03-2014)