Narinder Batra and Mohammed Mushtaq Ahmad were elected as the President and General Secretary of Hockey India at the 4th Hockey India Congress. Rajinder Singh was elected as the treasurer and outgoing President Mariamma Koshy was declared senior vice-president.
Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, was the honoured guest at the congress.
The ‘Most Outstanding Member State Unit’ award went to Hockey Karnataka and Outstanding Performance Award to Hockey India Staff Member Ashish Kulshrestha.
The Fédération Internationale de Hockey sur Gazon (English: International Hockey Federation) or FIH ranks Indian Men and Women at 9th and 13th rank respectively.
Australia holds the First rank in Men’s Hockey and Netherlands holds the First rank in Women’s Hockey.