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Boxing India gets clearance from sports ministry

Boxing India gets clearance from sports ministry

BI receives clearance of the name "Boxing India" by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Deptt. of Sports) - Government of India.

New Delhi: Boxing India (BI) has been cleared by the Union sports ministry as the new governing body for the sport, BI said on 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 (Department 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," Jajodia said.

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

first published:January 02, 2015, 16:11 IST
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