New Delhi, Jan 2: 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 Intertiol Boxing Association (AIBA) receives clearance of the me “Boxing India” by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Deptt. 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," he said. "The registration is a stepping stone in expediting the administrative formalities and streamlining the overall functioning and activities of Boxing India.” IANS