|Affiliation||International Hockey Federation (FIH)|
|Headquarters||New Delhi, India|
|Sponsor||Sahara India Pariwar|
In a significant way forward, Indian Hockey Federation (I.H.F) & Hockey India (H.I) on 25 July 2011 signed an agreement leading up to formation of a joint executive board which shall perform the function of the National Sports Federation for field hockey. The agreement was signed after long deliberations on the basis of an agreement formula proposed by Ajay Maken, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports. This breakthrough administrative arrangement will end the duality existing in field hockey for more than 2 ½ years.