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Boxing India gets clearance from sports ministry

Sandeep Jajodia New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Boxing India (BI) has been cleared by the Union sports ministry as the new governing body for the sport, B ...

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News 02 Jan 2015, 17:59 IST
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Sandeep Jajodia

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Boxing India (BI) has been cleared by the Union sports ministry as the new governing body for the sport, BI said Friday.

"Boxing India (BI), a recognised member of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) receives clearance of the name "Boxing India" by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Deptt. of Sports) - Government of India," BI said in a statement.

BI president Sandeep Jajodia was happy with the ministry's move.

"We are extremely thankful to the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports - Government of India for approving the registration of Boxing India," he said.

"The registration is a stepping stone in expediting the administrative formalities and streamlining the overall functioning and activities of Boxing India."

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