SAI is desirous of promoting hockey, which is amongst the worlds most popular sports.
This would mark the beginning of a new era for Indian hockey under the aegis of HI, enabling SAI to invest in innovative programs developing India as a world class hockey nation.
The three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which was signed today at the SAI office between the two bodies, acknowledges hockey as a medium for the development and promotion of values in the youth of the nation.
It also states that SAI is desirous of promoting hockey, which is amongst the worlds most popular sports, as a tool for youth development and excellence in sports.
SAI along with HI in the next three years would be working towards creating a lasting legacy for the sport by developing hockey coaching system, talent identification and infrastructure for inculcating positive values in today youth through hockey, education, health and other allied areas.