The Ministry of Youth affairs & Sports and Mr Kiren Rijiju, Minister Govt. of India, on 2nd July 2021 has decided to grant recognition to WAKO India Kickboxing Federation as National Sports Federation (NSF) for promotion and development of the Kickboxing sport in India.
It is expected that with government recognition of WAKO India Kickboxing Federation as NSF, the sport of kickboxing will develop at a faster pace in the country.
"This is great news for our sport in India and testament to the hard work of the President Santosh K. Agrawal and his team. It opens many doors for our athletes in India and I look forward to working with all our WAKO members in Asia and throughout the world, as we continue to develop and grow in structure and relevance", said Mr Roy Baker, WAKO President in his greeting.
On the photo: Mr Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India and Mr Santosh Agrawal, WAKO India President.