Hockey India secretary general, Narinder Batra has been appointed as a member of the Competitions Committee of International Hockey Federation (FIH) for a second consective term.
The changes to the Committees were approved at the last Executive Board meeting of FIH held in Lausanne earlier this month.
FIH President Leandro Negre thanked all the new members for their dedication towards hockey and also the outgoing committee members for their services.
"Our Committees are at the core of the FIH and the work they do is vital to the success of the FIH and international hockey. I am pleased with the new make-up of our Committees and know that all of the members will work hard to continue to move our sport forward," said Negre.
Batra thanked Negre for his appointment and said it's an honour to be part of the Competitions Committee.
"It's an honour for me to be part of the prestigious FIH Competitions Committee for the second consecutive term and it would be my endeavor to look after the interest of players and give my best efforts to promote the game of hockey at all levels," he said.
Along with the Competitions Committee, FIH President Negre also announced four other Committees, two Commissions and three Advisory Panels for 2013-14 term.