New Delhi: Hockey India today inducted Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) as an associate member, making it the 36th inclusion in this category.
With this inclusion, PSPB can now take part in all the annual National Championships which are being conducted by HI.
PSPB was established in June 1979 and registered through Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 as extended to the Union Territory of Delhi.
Presently, a 12-member organisation (ONGC, IOCL, HPCL, OIL, GAIL, EIL, CPCL, MRPL, NRL, Balmer Lawrie and PLL) form the PSPB.
HI secretary general Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad welcomed PSPB for their entry as an associate member.
"The Petroleum Sports Promotion Board has produced some talented hockey players in the past. PSPB has contributed immensely in the development and promotion of Indian hockey," he said.