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Hockey Madhya Pradesh became 23rd Associate Member of Hockey India

Aug 22, 2014 17:30 IST

Hockey India on 21 August 2014 added Hockey Madhya Pradesh as its 23rd associate member. With this, Hockey Madhya Pradesh (HMP) came under the wings of Hockey India.

Hockey Madhya Pradesh (HMP) before addition to Hockey India was formerly known as the Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association (MPHA).

HMP President - Nitin Dhimole

HMP General Secretary - Lok Bahadur

With the addition of HMP, Hockey India has

  • 23 associate members
  • 25 permanent members
  • 2 members through State Olympic Associations
  • 6 Academy members
  • 1 Hockey Member

Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association (MPHA)

Since 1956, the Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association (MPHA) has given several international players and umpires. Since inception it has been contributing to the game of Hockey and has conducted international Test matches, national championships and state level tournaments.

Hockey India

Hockey India (HI) is the apex body of the country which has the sole mandate to govern and conduct all activities for both men and women hockey in India. It was recognised as National Sports Federation by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India on 28 February 2014 as the sole body responsible towards promoting the Hockey in India.

Formed on 20 May 2009, it is also affiliated to the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).
Mariamma Koshy is the President of Hockey India and Dr. Narinder Batra is the Secretary General.

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