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Expert Committee constituted to review Draft National Sports Code

Current context: The Ministry of Sports has constituted a 13-member expert committee to review the Draft National Sports Code.
Expert Committee constituted to review Draft National Sports Code

  • The expert committee will be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakam Sharma.
  • Other members in the Panel constitutes:
    1. A representative from the Indian Olympic Association
    2. Director General Sports Authority of India
    3. National badminton coach Pulella Gopichand
    4. Former sports persons Gagan Narang, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby George
    5. Boxing and Kho Kho Federation president Ajay Singh and Sudhanshu Mittal respectively
    6. Athletics Federation president Adille Sumariwala
    7. Weightlifting Federation president B P Baishya
  • Objective: To strike a balance between the autonomy of the NSFs and its accountability and transparency. Also it aims to bring the government and all the stakeholders on the same page.
  • The committee will work on the comments received from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other national federations related to the National Code for Good Governance in Sports, 2017.

Question: 

Q.1 The 13-member expert committee recently constituted by the Ministry of Sports to review the Draft National Sports Code is headed by?
a. Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan
b. Justice Mukundakam Sharma
c. Justice Rekha Doshit
d. Justice Sanju Panda
Expert Committee constituted to review Draft National Sports Code Expert Committee constituted to review Draft National Sports Code Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 29, 2019 Rating: 5

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