Shri Vijay Goel expressed his serious concern over the non-organisation of National Games at regular intervals. The President, IOA, assured the Minister that he will soon visit Panjim and meet the Chief Secretary, Government of Goa, with a view to ensure holding of National Games, as early as possible. The Minister also directed that IOA must immediately take up the issue of resolving the disputes of National Sports Federations and take up seriously, the most important work of promotion of Olympic movement in India i.e. promotion of sports at the grassroots level. It has also been decided that IOA will meet the Government every two months for structured meetings.
Secretary (Sports), Shri Injeti Srinivas and Joint Secretary (Sports), Shri Inder Dhamija, was also present at the meeting.
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