Mr Narinder Dhruv BATRA

Entry in the IOC 2019
Born 19 April 1957

Mr Narinder Dhruv BATRA



B.A., Amar Singh College, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India (1974-1977); L.L.B (Bachelor of Law), University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India (1977-1981)


Family businesses in following sectors: Hospitals; Education and medical education; Hospitality; Exports, Commodities and home furnishings; Home appliances manufacturing; Automobile dealerships (Toyota)/ (Tata)/(Suzuki); Transport, LPG & petrol tankers and special trucks to transport vehicles from manufacturing facilities across India to sales outlets; Gas stations/petrol pumps; Solar power plant; Won bid for a private sea port in Gujarat; Automobile components manufacturing

Sports practised

Hockey; Cricket; Tennis; Athletics; Kabaddi; Badminton; Table Tennis; Football

Sports career

Participated in Inter-School Hockey Championship for 4 years (1970-1973); Junior State Hockey Team of Jammu & Kashmir (1973-1975); Senior State Hockey Team of Jammu & Kashmir (1974-1980); Inter-College Hockey Tournaments (1975-1977); All India Inter-University Hockey Championships (1975-1980)

Sports administration

President, Hockey Jammu & Kashmir (1997-2010) and (2012-2014); Sr. Vice President of Indian Hockey Federation (Men) (2002-2008); Secretary General and Treasurer of Hockey India (2009-2010) and Secretary General Hockey India (2010-2014); President Hockey India (2014-2016); Chairman Hockey India League (2012-2016); Member, Organising Committee of the Hockey World Cup, India (2010); Chairman of the Organising Committee of nine International Hockey tournaments in India (2012-2015); Treasurer, Delhi & District Cricket Association (2003-2013); Member, Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council (2008-2010); Vice-President, Asian Hockey Federation (2011-2016); Associate Vice-President, Indian Olympic Association (2013-2017); Member, Competitions Committee of International Hockey Federation (FIH) (2012-2014); Executive Board Member, International Hockey Federation (FIH) (2014-2016); Member, Government of India, Ministry of Sport Bill Drafting Committee (2013 & 2016); President, International Hockey Federation (FIH) (2016-); President Indian Olympic Association (IOA) (2017-); Member of CSR Committee of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India (2018-)

Membership of other associations

Member, ANOC Marketing and New Sources of Finance Commission

Awards and distinctions

Vijay Ratna Award from the Prime Minister of India (1991); Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa), Teerthanker Mahavir University, India (2012); International Hockey Federation President’s Award (2014)

IOC History

Member of the Olympic Channel Commission (2020-), IOA representative in negotiations for successful restoration of recognition of IOA (suspended from December 2011) by IOC in February 2014.