Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police will host the 68th All India Police Hockey Championship – 2019 here in the first week of December this year.
Around 30 squads with 600 players are likely to take part in the sporting event, which will also see participation of national and international level players and officials.
In view of the better hockey infrastructure in the State, All India Police Sports Control Board (AIPSCB) has given Odisha Police the responsibility of organizing the prestigious event, sources said.
A preparatory meeting has been conducted at DGP’s Camp Office Bhubaneswar under the Chairmanship of police DG B.K Sharma for the successful hosting of the Championship.
Sharma urged the officers to make full proof arrangement for the event and leave no stone unturned to make the programme a grand success.
As per suggestions of the top cop, different committees, such as Reception and Hospitality Committee, Accommodation Committee, Transport Committee, Media and Publicity Committee and Souvenir Committee, will be formed for better organisation of the event.