Abhijit Sarkar appointed Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation
- The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Abhijit Sarkar as it’s new Vice Chairman and also the Chairman of the AHF Commercial and TV Committee with immediate effect.
- Abhijit Sarkar has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar for last 24 years, where he led the group in promoting various sports in India by sponsoring both the Indian National Cricket Team as well as the Indian National Hockey Team.
- Sarkar has served as the Head of ;
1. Corporate Communications,
2. Corporate Affairs and Relations, and
3. the Sports Division at Sahara India Pariwar.
- His ability to form and execute strategies relating to the promotion of sports in India has played a major role in his appointment as the Vice President of AHF.
- Abhijit Sarkar has also been deeply involved in the development of Indian hockey in recent times, as under his leadership Sahara India bought the Uttar Pradesh Wizards’ franchise in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL).
- Earlier this year, Sahara had also renewed its sponsorship with Hockey India until 2021 which includes promoting both the men’s and women’s senior and junior teams.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Who is the newly appointed Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation?
- Abhijit Sarkar.