HS Prannoy believes that the already "bleak" scenario would only get worse if things don't take a turn for the better in one and a half month's time.
The BWF said standings as on March 17 will be the basis for entry and seedings when it restarts the international calendar that has been thrown haywire owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top players including India's Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy have all been openly critical of the BWF for going through with tournaments.
PV Sindhu has announced that she will be donating Rs 5 lakh each for the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in Telangana as well as in Andhra Pradesh.
The Badminton World Federation said it might freeze the world rankings for a while as it works on a "fair solution" to the Olympic qualification process.
Saina Nehwal and Sourabh Verma are the defending champions, having won the women's and men's singles titles respectively in Guwahati last year.
Instead of their original May 16-24 slot, the Thomas & Uber Cup Finals will be held from August 15-23 in Aarhus, Denmark.
Saina Nehwal bowed out of the event in the first round and is racing against time to qualify for the Olympics scheduled to begin on July 24.
Tai Tzu Ying defeated China's Chen Yu Fei to win the women's singles title at the 2020 All England Open while Denmark's Viktor Axelsen claimed his maiden tournament win in a Super 1000 event
Viktor Axelsen beat Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia while Chou Tien-chen's opponent Anders Antonsen retired during their semi-final clash.
All Badminton World Federation sanctioned tournaments around the world have been suspended until April 12 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
All England Open: PV Sindhu knocked out after losing 21-12, 15-21, 13-21 to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in quarter-finals.
Given the circumstances, the BAI has sought clarity from the sports, health and external affairs ministries regarding the visa process of the foreign players.
PV Sindhu cruised into the quarterfinals of the All England Championships women's singles with a straight-game win over Sung Ji Hyun.
Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the All England Open badminton championships after losing 15-21, 16-21 to China's Chen Long in first round.
The event offers 12,000 ranking points to the winner and with the Olympic qualification on the line, most of the top players will be seen in action despite coronavirus outbreak.
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra will be participating in the tournament
PV Sindhu will open her campaign against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi and is expected to face seventh seed Michelle Li of Canada in the quarterfinals.