Category Archives: founding members


Mrs. Vandana Rao

Vandana Rao, an international athlete has represented India in many-many international events and had won awards both at national and international level. In 1987, India honored her with her highest award for sportspersons, The Arjuna Award. In 1984, Karnataka state government conferred her with The highest state award, The Rajyotsava Award. Vandana’s key international athletic […]

Mrs. Reeth Abraham

In 1997, Government of India honoured Reeth Abraham with The Arjuna Award (the highest sports award conferred by Government of the state of India). During the course of her long athletic career spanning over 15 years (1976 – 1992), Reeth represented Karnataka State and India on a number of occasions, setting records along the way. […]


Mrs. Ashwini Nachappa

Ashwini brought accolades to Indian sports by participating and winning at both national and international level in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters in track and field. Her key international accomplishments include – her representing India in three South Asian Federation Games in 1984 (hosted in Nepal – won 2 silver medals), in […]

Mr. B. V. P. Rao

As a senior officer of the United Nations Mission from 2000 to 2006, Mr. B.V.P Rao had an opportunity to set up the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports to develop Self- Governing institutions in Kosovo after the war. During this period he spearheaded a reform programme of Sports Federations of Kosovo, drafted sports legislation […]


Mr. Pargat Singh

Shri. Pargat Singh, 45 years old is the only former Indian Hockey Captain who achieved the rare feat of leading the Indian Hockey Team twice in Olympics, once in 1992 Barcelona (Spain) and another in 1996 Atlanta (USA) Olympics. In 1988 Seoul (Korea) Olympics, he participated as the member of Indian Hockey Squad. He played […]