New Delhi: The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has restored the government recognition to Archery Association of India as a Nation Sports Federation for promotion and regulation of Archery Sport in the country.
The Government recognition of AAI was withdrawn eight years back on account of failure to conduct its elections in accordance with the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011 (Sports Code).
The government recognition of AAI will be valid for one year, the Ministry said.
The suspension of Archery Association of India imposed on 7th December, 2012 for its failure to conduct elections in accordance with the National Sports Development Code.
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs and President of Archery Association of India Arjun Munda welcomed the decision of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.