Govt. constituted committee for reviewing draft of National Code for Good Governance in Sports

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Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) has constituted a 13-member expert committee to review the Draft National Code for Good Governance in Sports, 2017.

  • The committee will be chaired by Retired SC Justice Mukundakam Sharma and member includes former Indian football team captain Baichung Bhutia, Pullela Gopichand, Anju Bobby George, Olympic medalist Gagan Narang, among others. Moreover, Joint Secretary of Sports will act as coordinator in committee.
  • The committee will be required to suggest measures for making Draft National Code for Good Governance in Sports, 2017 acceptable to all stakeholders so that a balance is struck between autonomy of National Sports Federations (NSF).
  • Committee’s recommendations are needed for accountability and transparency and would also help bring government as well as all stakeholders on the same page as far as code is concerned.
  • Committee will also examine comments received from Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and others on draft of National Code for Good Governance in Sports, 2017 and will be required to review draft of national code with present code.