New Delhi: Hockey India announced Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as its new Associate member, who from now on will take part in all the national championships in future.
CISF is a paramilitary force under Ministry of Home Affairs providing integrated security cover to the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). Over the past few years, it has grown several folds and has a number of teams with international/national level sports persons. Last year, CISF came up with an initiative of CISF Sports Person Recruitment which contributed immensely to Indian sports.
“We are delighted to welcome CISF as our Associate Member. Working together with such an organization will definitely provide good opportunities in the area of sports. With CISF on board as Hockey India’s Associate Member, we look forward to a healthy sports environment both on National and International front hereon”, said Dr. Narinder Batra, Secretary General, Hockey India.
Hockey India currently has 26 Permanent Member units, 20 Associate Members, 2 Members through State Olympic Associations, 5 Academy Members and 1 Hoc-Key Member.
Mr. R C Huria (DIG/TRG) is the President and Mr. K T Joseph (Asstt. Comdt/Sports) is the General Secretary of Central Industrial Security Force.