56 National Sports Federations are Recognised by the Govt of India

New Delhi :  Government of India deals only with the national level sports federations (NSFs) and grants recognition to them to become eligible to receive financial as well as other forms of assistance. Only 56 NSFs are recognised by the Government for different sports disciplines . This information was given by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.

He said that normally, elections are held by the NSFs at the intervals prescribed under the bye-laws of the concerned NSFs. In order to ensure that NSFs function in a democratic manner, Government has prescribed model election guidelines to be followed by the NSFs for their elections which has been made an integral part of the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011 (NSDCI).

He informed that NSDCI, inter-alia, contains instructions on democratic and healthy management practices, age and tenure limits of office bearers, holding of elections as per model election guidelines devised by the Government, etc.

The Minister also said that from the year 2010, the Government has introduced a system of annual recognition procedure for the NSFs, under which annual recognition is granted to those NSFs which comply with the provisions of NSDCI including holding of elections in time.

 

 

LIST OF RECOGNISED NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS

S. No. Name of National Sports Federations
1 All India Chess Federation
2 All India Football Federation
3 All India Sports Council of the Deaf
4 All India Tennis Association
5 Amateur Baseball Federation of India
6 Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India
7 Amateur Soft Tennis Federation of India
8 Athletic Federation of India
9 AtyaPatya Federation of India
10 Badminton Association of India
11 Ball Badminton Federation of India
12 Basketball Federation of India
13. Boxing Federation of India
14 Bridge Federation of India
15 Cycle Polo Association of India
16 Cycling Federation of India
17 Equestrian Federation of India
18 Fencing Association of India
19 Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
20 Handball Federation of India
21 Hockey India
22 Indian Body Builders Federation
23 Indian Kayaking & Canoeing Association
24 Indian PencakSilat Federation
25 Indian Rugby Football Union
26 Judo Federation of India
27 Karate Association of India
28 Kho-Kho Federation of India
29 Kudo International Federation India
30 Mallakhamb Federation of India
31 Netball Federation of India
32 Paralympic Committee of India
33 Indian Polo Association
34 Roll Ball Federation of India
35 Roller Skating Federation of India
36 Rowing Federation of India
37 School Games Federation of India
38 Sepaktakraw Federation of India
39 Shootingball Federation of India
40 Softball Association of India
41 Special Olympic Bharat
42 Squash Racket Federation of India
43 Swimming Federation of India
44 Table Tennis Federation of India
45 Tennikoit Federation of India
46 Tennis Ball Cricket Federation of India
47 Ten-Pin Bowling Federation of India
48 Billiards and Snooker Federation of India
49 National Rifle Association of India
50 Indian Triathlon Federation
51 Tug-of-War Federation of India
52 Volleyball Federation of India
53 Indian Weightlifting Federation,
54 Wrestling Federation of India
55 Wushu Association of India
56 Yachting Association of India

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