Hockey India announced that it will distribute over 11,000 hockey sticks, 3,300 hockey balls, and other essential playing safety equipment to its State Member Units and Hockey Academies Members to strengthen the development of the sport across India.
This initiative of distributing hockey equipment is a step taken by Hockey India to strengthen the development of the sport. As per the initiative, Hockey India will distribute the aforementioned hockey sticks and balls to the Hockey India Member Units, and Selected Academy Members.
“Our aim is to ensure that aspiring hockey players in the country receive proper equipment in the early stages of their careers. The initiative has been taken to arm the member units and various hockey academies across the country with proper resources which can help them in driving the growth of players across all regions of India.”
Hockey India Secretary General Shri Bhola Nath Singh, speaking on the initiative, said,
“We want to ensure that all the Hockey India member units across all the states and Union Territories, and hockey academies in India are equipped with all they need to work towards the broad basing of the sport. We have a dearth of talent available across all regions in the country and our aim is to provide them with quality equipment that can help them in their growth in the early stages of their careers.”