Jharkhand to get state-of-the-art volleyball academy

RNS I Bokaro: A state-of-the-art Volleyball Academy will soon to be set up in Jharkhand with the inclusive incorporation of Government and Non-Government sports Organizations.

This National Level Academy will be equipped with all major facilities. The decision was taken in a meeting held by the Governing Body and Executive Board of Mongia National Volleyball Academy (MNVA). Several new resolutions included the appointment of experienced high-level coaches, the selection process of 30 volleyball players in the age group of 12 to 16 years, and the plan related to quality education, housing, food, medical, transport, and other facilities.

Dr. Gunwant Singh Mongia, President of MNVA, said that these decisions have been taken in order to produce international players from Jharkhand. “We are planning to provide top facilities to the budding players and we aim to produce top quality volleyball players from Jharkhand,” he said. MNVA will also organize ‘Mongia Steel Cup Inter-School Volleyball Competition’, and the Academy will start from July 2022 as planned.

Jharkhand’s MNVA will be the first sports academy in the country to work on a Centralized and Decentralized system. Also, MNVA will be a pioneer in spreading the much-awaited ‘Mini Volleyball’ in India on the principle of sports pedagogy for the grass-root development of volleyball.

Besides Dr. Mongia, Trilochan Kaur, Director, Mongia Steel Ltd. and other members of Executive Committee of MNVA Governing body namely Jaideep Sarkar, Secretary & Volleyball International, eminent ex-National Volleyball players Nagendra Singh & Rakesh Singh and Sunil Sharma, Director, Mongia School were present during the purposeful meeting.

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