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S. No Division Name of the Officer Functional Responsibility
1.
O/o DG, SAI
Sh. Sandip Pradhan, DG, SAI
dg-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362720
011-24362721/22

Head of Sports Authority of India

Sh. Prashant Singh
OSD,Deputy Director
prashantsingh[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362722

Aid & assist Director General in day to day functioning.

2. O/o Secy., SAI
Sh. Vishnu Kant Tiwari, Secretary, SAI
Secretary, SAI
secy-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362571/72

Personnel & Coaching, GAD, Legal, Infra, Rajbhasha, IT, Equipment Support & Coordination.

3.
Personnel
Sh S.C Yadav, Deputy Director
pers-cg-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24368390
  1. All types of service & personal matters related to Gp A, B, C & D including recruitment, seniority, promotion, MACP, medical claims, GPF, pension, retirement etc
  2. Matter related to Finance Committee, Governing Body, EDs/RDs meeting/DG’s Review meeting and any other meeting.
  3. Matters related to delegation of powers, RTI matters, VIP references, Parliament Questions, Grievances, Audit related matters.
  4. Matters related to all contractual recruitment including Regional Centres
  5. Policy matters & Liaison with MYAS
  6. Management of SAI strength & vacancy position of all Cadres.
  7. Prepration of all types Monthly, Annual & Periodical report
  8. Maintenance of record room.
Sh Brij Mohan
Assistant Director

4.
Coaching
Sh S.C Yadav, Deputy Director

coacingdivision-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24368390
  1. Deals with recruitment and service matters of Coaches of SAI.
  2. Matter related to Finance Committee, Governing Body, EDs/RDs meeting/DG’s Review meeting and any other meeting.
  3. Related to Finance Committee, Governing Body, EDs/RDs meeting/DG’s Review meeting and any other meeting.
  4. Matters related to all contractual recruitment including Regional Centres
5.
Coach Development & Training
Sh. S C Sharma, DDG
ops-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362781
  1. Planning and conduct of trainings for Coaches, Scientific Staff and Administrative Staff & officers to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
  2. Coordination with four Training Resource Centres for online training programmes.
  3. Administrative work, Hindi quarterly Report, RTI & Cabinet DO Report.
Ms Sunita Soni, Deputy Director
sunitasoni[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
6.
Finance
Sh. Shailesh Rajan, Executive Director
edfin-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362719

Deals with Financial planning, budget allocations,Audit and accounting for various divisions of SAI at Delhi, Academic Institutions and Field Units.

Sh Matadin Asiwal, Director
matadin[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362774
Sh. Sanjay Kohli,Assistant Director
sanjay[dot]kohli65[at]gov[dot]in
011-24360521
7.
National Center for Sports science & Research(NCSSR)
Brig.(Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, Director

ncssr[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

In-charge of the Division.

Dr Sangeeta Sheoran, Assistant Director
medical-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362766
011-24367771
  1. To enhance the performance of national sports person through scientific evaluation of training.
  2. To monitor the growth and development of talented children in southern region under various schemes.
  3. To take up applied research/ projects to enhance the performance.
  4. To make the coaches understand and implement the modern methods of scientific training.
  5. To provide the best possible medical support to our national athletes, specialists from Departments of Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Surgery and Medicine
Ms. Jasvinder K Nigam, Assistant Director
jaswinder[dot]nigam[at]gov[dot]in
Ms Anuradha Solanky, Scientific Officer
anuradha[dot]solanky[at]gov[dot]in
Ms G Vani Bhushnam, Scientific Officer
vani[dot]golla[at]gov[dot]in
Dr Shubhra Chatterjee, Scientific Officer
schatterjee[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
8.
Coordination
Ms Swaran Sharma, Deputy Director
swaran[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362760
  1. Annual Report of SAI
  2. Annual Report of MYAS .
  3. Parliament Questions
  4. Parliamentary Standing Committee
  5. Parliamentary Consultative Committee
  6. Parliament Accounts/Estimate Committee
  7. Study Visit / Local Visit of PSC, PAC & ISC
  8. Women Empowerment Committee and all related correspondences.
  9. General Body Meeting of SAI
  10. Governing Body Meeting of SAI
  11. All India Council of Sports (AICS)
  12. EDs & RDs Meeting
  13. DGs Review Meeting
  14. Result Frame Work Document (RFD)
  15. Online Public Grievances
  16. Online RTI Matters
  17. Annual Action Plan
  18. Arrangements/Organizing various Workshops, Exhibitions/ Seminars & Conferences and all related correspondences
  19. Visit of Foreign Delegations and its related correspondences
  20. Inspection/Visit under taken by Sports Minister/Secretary (Sports)/JS (Sports & Devp.)/DG,SAI/ Secretary, SAI to various SAI RCs/STCs and all related correspondences
  21. Republic Day & Constitution Day and all related correspondences
  22. Senior Officers Meeting and all its related correspondences
  23. Audit and Internal /External Audit and Finance/ Budget MYA&S Dashboard and its related correspondences.
  24. Miscellaneous correspondences/issues relating to Regional Centres including Reports/ATR/Stadia Report sought by MYAS
  25. Cabinet DO Report
  26. Swachhta Action Plan
  27. RTI Matters / RTI Quarterly Report Yoga Day
  28. Swachhta Pakhwada
  29. Review Meetings
  30. VIP Reference
  31. Hindi Report
9.
Equipment Support
Sh Kailash Chand Meena, Deputy Director
es-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362652

Sh Vishnubhatla Sharma, Assistant Director
vishnu[dot]b[dot]s[at]gov[dot]in
011-24368389
  1. Procurement of sports goods / equipment for SAI center / Sub Center / Academic Institution and SAI NSAs.
  2. Procurement of sports goods / equipment for national campers in connection with major international sports events including Asian Games, Olympic Games, World Championship, World Cup, SAG etc
  3. div & post contract management from receipt of indent till finalization of contract following due procedures of GFR – 2005, Govt. Instructions and CVC guidelines.
10.
FIT India
Ms Ekta Vishnoi, DDG (Deputation)
fitindia[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420801

Mission Director (Fit India),SAI,HQ

11. GAD
Sh Ramesh Chander, Director
gad-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362777

Procurement and maintenance of General stores, maintenance of house building, computerization and housekeeping, transport, meeting and seminars, official telephones and air ticketing.

Sh Rajeev Kr Thukral, Deputy Director


12. Legal
Ms Manjushree Dayanand,Executive Director
legal-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362764

Deals with all legal matters pertaining to SAI

13.
Infra
Lt Col Yadvinder Singh, Director
infra-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362709

To create develop and maintain sports and sports related infrastructure at SAI centers across the country.

Sh Nidhin Jose, Assistant Director
nidhin[dot]jose[at]gov[dot]in
14. Information Technology (IT)
Sh. Sandeep Rana, Director
sandeeprana.sai@gov.in
011-24360526


Sh. Sathishkumar.S, Deputy Director
sathish[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24360526


Sh. Himanshu Singh, Assistant Director
itdivisionhq-sai[at]gov[dot]in
himanshu[dot]s[at]gov[dot]in
011-24360525
011-24360662


Sh. Aditya Raman Veerlapati, Assistant Director
itdivisionhq-sai[at]gov[dot]in
aditya[dot]rv[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in


  1. Development and maintenance of National Sports Repository System (NSRS), SAI, Khelo India website, Khelo India Mobile Application, Khelo India Fitness Application and Online Booking of SAI Sports Facilities portal.
  2. Management and support for Cloud servers which includes Server allocation as per requirements of various Divisions in SAI, Coordination with NIC for conducting Vulnerability Audit (VA) of Servers, and thereby fixing patches, updates and vulnerabilities.
  3. Implementation, maintenance and augmentation of LAN facility in SAI-HQ and JLN Stadium along with management of LAN Servers, Switches, modems and Wi-Fi routers
  4. Implementation of eOffice Premium and SPARROW for online file initiation and maintenance in SAI. This includes File Management System, Leave Management, Tour Management, PIMS and Appraisal Recording Online Window.
15.
Khelo India
Ms Ekta Vishnoi, DDG (Deputation)
srdir[dot]kheloindia[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420801
All Vertical of KI
MS. Amar Jyoti, Director
Khelo India Events
Sh Sibananda Mishra, Deputy Director
kheloindia[dot]div[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420692


  1. Procurement through “Government e Marketplace (GeM)”.
  2. Responsible for RFPs/Tenders pertaining to KI Division.
  3. Khelo India Store.
  4. All Coordination pertaining to KI Division.
  5. HR Related work of KI Division.
  6. Conduct of PAC, DPAC, HPC Meetings
  7. Capacity building and Viability Gap Funding support of Khelo India state Centre of Excellence.
  8. Matter related to funding of KISCE and matters related to settle of UCs.
  9. Parliament Questions, VIPs, RTIs and Grievance pertaining to Khelo India State Centre (KISCE), Accreditation of Khelo India Academies and KI Secretariat.
  10. Accreditation of New Academies includes Evaluation of proposal for accreditation, physical visit of academies, Approval of academies in HPC, Process of signing of MoU between SAI & Accredited Academy.
Sh.Narendra Singh Ujjwal, Assistant Director
narendra[dot]ujjwal[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420698


  1. All proposal under the vertical, Sports for Women (SFW) & Promotion of Rural, Indigenous and Tribal Games (PRITG).
  2. Provision to provide funding and Settlement of Outstanding Advance under the vertical, Sports for Women (SFW) &Promotion of Rural, Indigenous and Tribal Games (PRITG).
  3. Coordination with National Sports Federations (NSFs).
  4. Settlement of Utilization Certificate (UCs) and end to end resolution of issues related to Khelo India accredited academies, such as admission, transfer, grievance etc.
  5. Parliament Questions, VIPs, RTIs and Grievance pertaining to Sports for Women, and Accredited Academies and Promotion of Rural, Indigenous and Tribal Games
  6. Monitoring and Evaluation of all matter pertaining to Regional Centre Bhopal, Gandhinagar and Sonepat with respect to Khelo India and FIT
  7. Matter pertaining to Cycling, Fencing, Judo, Boxing and Weightlifting w.r.t Sports for Women (SFW) vertical.
Sh. Bibhubhusan Behura, Assistant Director
bibhubhusan[dot]b[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in


  1. All proposals related to Khelo India Centres.
  2. Provision to provide funding and Settlement of Outstanding Advance in Khelo India centres.
  3. Capacity building and Viability Gap Funding support of Khelo India Centre.
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation of all matter pertaining to Regional Centre- Imphal and Guwahati with respect to Khelo India and FIT India such as organizing events etc
  5. Parliament Question, VIPs, RTIs and Grievance pertaining to Khelo India Centres.
  6. Matter pertaining to Rowing, Hockey, Football, Volleyball and Wrestling. w.r.t Sports for Women (SFW) vertical.
Sh. Wayal Sachin, Assistant Director
sachin[dot]wayal[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in


  1. All proposals related to Khelo India Scheme at Army Boys Sports Company (ABSC)/ Navy Boys Sports Company (NBSC)/ Airforce Boys Sports Squadron (AFBSS)/ Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) /Assam Riffle Public School (ARPS)
  2. All the proposal for opening Khelo India Centres (KIC) and Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE)
  3. Fund release and Utilisation Certificate settlement for KIC and KISCE, ABSC/NBSC/AFBSS/KV/ARPS
  4. Monitoring of KIC and KISCE through Nodal Officers at Regional Centres.
  5. Parliament Questions, VIPs, RTIs and Grievance pertaining to KIC, KISCE and ABSC/NBSC/AFBSS/KV/ARPS
  6. Capacity building and Viability Gap Funding support of KIC and KISCE
Sh.Ashwani Kumar, Director

All matter with respect to Khelo India Talent Identification
Sh. Devesh Yadav, Assistant Director
devesh[dot]yadav91[at]gov[dot]in
011-24368392


16.
Library
Sh. S C Sharma, DDG
lib-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362500
  1. Administrative work related to modernization / automation and e-library
  2. Purchase of sports books, General reading books
  3. Subscription of journals
  4. Hindi book purchase as per guidelines of Raj Bhasha committee
  5. Accessioning of books
  6. Entry of magazines
  7. Passing of books, newspaper / magazine bills
  8. Audit of library
  9. Library stock verification
  10. Book exhibition
  11. Reference service
Mr Pradeep Kumar, Deputy Director
lib-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362500
Ms. Sana Afreen, Assistant Librarian
sana[dot]a[at]gov[dot]in
17.
Operations
Sh Shailendra Kumar, Deputy Director
shailender[dot]ac84[at]gov[dot]in
ops-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362719
Implementation of Operations and Management of SAI schemes at Regional Centres ( NCOEs, STCs, extension centres NSTCs etc)
Ms. Usha Meena, Assistant Director
usha[dot]meena[at]gov[dot]in
All matters related to the STCs (including budgeting), Establishment of New Centres (MoUs, Agreement), Internal Audit, GB & FC Agenda, EDs/RDs meeting, SAI Institutional Award, matter related to the RCs, information sought by Coord Division and any other work assigned by ED (Ops)/DD (Ops)

Ms. Sunita Aggarwal
All work related to the Extn. Centre,DD (Ops) NSTC, Akhada (including budgeting) VIP Reference, Complaints,Parliament Question, RTI, Grievance, Rajbhasha work and any other work assigned by ED (Ops)/DD (Ops)

18.
Media
Ms Ekta Vishnoi, DDG (Deputation)
media[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420801
Sh. Prashant Singh,Deputy Director
media[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

Special Project
Sh. S C Sharma, DDG
spdivision[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

National / Regional sports Academies, Mobilization of CSR, Safety of children in Sports Projects and Golf Development.

19.
TEAMS
Sh. S C Sharma, DDG
teams-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420712
Director (TEAMS)
C. Dhandapani, Director
teams-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420712

Sh. Manikant Sharma, Director
teams-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-21420712

Sh. Harish Babu Pallepogu, Assistant Director
harishbabu[dot]p[at]gov[dot]in

Work related to PCI, AIU & Khelo India Talent Development, Accreditation of academies, Coordination, RTI, Public Grievances related to KITD

Ms. Varsha Sabale, Assistant Director
varsha[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

Work related to discipline of Basketball, Football, AISCD, Kho-Kho,Sepaktakraw,Yoga,Wushu, Squash,Tennis,Billiards&Snookers,Chess,05 General Category disciplines(Netball, Winter games, Tennikoit, Mallakhamb, Soft Tennis),AIU. Coordination of work related to RTI, PublicGrievances,VIPreferences

Ms. Divya Sharma, PO
divya[dot]singh[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

Work related to Kabaddi, Handball, Mallkhamb, Cricket & Roller Skating

Sh. Nikunj Aswal, PO
nikunj[dot]aswal[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

Work related to PCI, SOB, Deaf Sports, Shooting Ball & throw ball

Sh. Santhosh G., PO
gs[dot]kumar[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

Work related to Lawn ball, Wushu, Chess, Motor sports, soft tennis, SGFI, Golf, & Equestrian

20.
Vigilance
Sh. Ubhap Sengraj, CVO
cvo-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24368394
  1. To assist CVO in handling all vigilance/disciplinary matters and other work pertaining to Vigilance Cell.
  2. Processing of complaints received through CVC,CBI, Ministry or DG SAI and other sources. If found some verifiable facts and/or Merits then calling reports from the concerned In-charge.
  3. Examination of Vigilance Investigation cases, seeking clarifications if any, persuasion with the concerned In-charge or Regional centres, issuing reminders, divparing vigilance reports in the format for seeking CVC advice
  4. Conducting divliminary Investigation enquires, drafting of charge sheets, examining Inquiry Reports, Coordinating to ensure timely completion of disciplinary proceedings.
  5. Work pertaining to APARs of all Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ officers and staff at HQ
  6. Conduct of workshop/training programme on vigilance awareness
  7. Examination and processing the case of grant of vigilance clearance
  8. Monthly Reports ,Quarterly Progress Report to be sent to CVC etc
  9. Overall supervision of staff of Vigilance Cell Any other work assigned by the CVO
Ms Seema Goyal,Deputy Director
21. Rajbhasha
Ms Manjushree Dayanand, Executive Director
hindi-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24362794

Implementation of official language, policy of Govt. of India

22.
TOPS
Cdre P.K. Garg
tops[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
CEO TOPS
Col. Rakesh Yadav, Joint CEO
jointceo[dot]tops[at]gov[dot]in

JOINT CEO TOPS

Ms Shweta Vishwanathan, Assistant Director
shweta[dot]vishwanathan[at]gov[dot]in

Matters pertaining to Badminton,Judo,Rowing and Hockey Disciplines

Sh Shashank Bhardwaj, Assistant Director
shashank[dot]bhardwaj[at]gov[dot]in

Matters pertaining to Archery, Shooting, Table Tennis and Swimming Disciplines

23. ICC
Ms Manjushree Dayanand, Executive Director

011-24362794

Execution / implementation/Monitoring of MOUs with various countries/ Institutions

24.
Stadia
Sh. S C Sharma, DDG

stadiadivision-sai[at]gov[dot]in

All administrative matters of Stadia i.e. Retirement, LTC, Medical, Training programme and the matters pertaining to coaches working in Stadia division.

Sh. Nitin Kumar Jaiswal, Deputy Director
divya[dot]jeychandran[at]gov[dot]in
Ms Kanta Suneja, Assistant Director
kanta[dot]suneja[at]gov[dot]in
25. JNS
Sh Nitin Kumar Jaiswal, Administrator
jns-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-24369781
In-charge of the Division.

Will assist Administrator in management and maintenance of the Complex and ensure proper compliance of rules before submission of case for approval

26.
IGSC
Sh Naresh Kumar, Administrator
igsc[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-23392729

In-charge of the Division.
Will assist Administrator in management and maintenance of the Complex including NCOE and ensure proper compliance of rules before submission of case for approval

27. MDCNS
Sh Dilip Kumar Singh, Administrator
mdcns-sai[at]gov[dot]in
011-23389740
011-23075065

In-charge of the Division.
Will assist Administrator in management and maintenance of the Complex including NCOE and ensure proper compliance of rules before submission of case for approval

28.
Dr SPMSPC
Sh Chander Bhusan, Administrator

Will assist Administrator in management and maintenance of the Complex including NCOE and ensure proper compliance of rules before submission of case for approval
In-charge of the Division.

29.
Dr KSSR
Sh. K P Sreejit, Jt. Administrator
kp.sreejit[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in 011-26094802

Will assist Administrator in management and maintenance of the Complex including NCC and NCOE and ensure proper compliance of rules before submission of case for approval. .

    Functional Responsibilities of Regional Centres/ Academic Institutions
S. No Regional Centre Name of Officials & Designation Functional Responsibilities
1. NSNIS, Patiala
Sh. Vineet Kumar , Executive Director
nsnispatiala[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
0175-2215289
0175-2212070
  1. All matters relating to NS NIS, Patiala and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction.
  2. Conducting Certificate and Diploma Courses in sports coaching. Upgrading skills of the coaches by conducting regular refresher courses.
2. LNCPE, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr G Kishore, Principal
lncpetrivandrum[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
0471-2418769
  1. Conducting Graduate and Post-Graduate Courses in Physical Education.
3. NERC Imphal
Sh Lianminthang, Regional Director
rcimphal-sai[at]nic[dot]in
0385-2456104
0385-2453676

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Imphal and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

4. RC Guwahati
Sh. D.K. Mittal, Executive Director
rcguwahati[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
0361-2638541
0361-2739548

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Guwahati and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

5. NRC Sonepat
Ms Lalita Sharma, Sr. Executive Director
rcsonepat-sai[at]nic[dot]in
0130-2981562
0130-2981563

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Sonepat and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

6. RC Chandigarh
Ms Lalita Sharma, Sr. Executive Director(Additional Incharge)
0176-2295458,0176-2295237
rcchandigarh[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Chandigarh and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

7. NSWC Gandhinagar
Sh Manikant Sharma, Regional Director (In-charge)
rcgandhinagar-sai[at]nic[dot]in
079-29900100
079-23223182
079-23222441

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Gandhinagar and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

8. NSEC Kolkata
Sh. Satyajit Sankrit, Executive Director
rckolkata-sai[at]nic[dot]in
033-23350277

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Kolkata and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

9. NSRC Lucknow
Sh Atma Prakash, Director
rclucknow[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
0522-2438155
0522-7118139

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Lucknow and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

10. CRC Bhopal
Sh Vishnu Sudhakaran, Regional Director (In-charge)
rcbhopal-sai[at]nic[dot]in
0755-2696930
0755-2970816
0755-2970823

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Bhopal and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

11. RC Mumbai
Sh Pandurang Chate IRS(Deputation), Regional Director
rcmumbai[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
8976209059

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Mumbai and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

12. NSSC Bangalore
Ms Ritu Pathik, Executive Director
rcbengaluru[dot]sai[at]gov[dot]in
080-23213204

All matters relating to SAI Regional Centre, Bangalore and the STCs/SAGs/COEs under its jurisdiction

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