RBE No. 127/ 2017
Clarification/Corrigendum No. 84

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No. 2017/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/VFI Status                        New Delhi, dated 11 .09.2017
The General Managers (P),
Ail Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala, The De, RDSO/Lucknow.

Sub:- Recognition of Volleyball Federation of India- regarding.
Ref:- Boards letter of even number dated 08.02.2017 (RBE No. 11/2017).

Vide Board’s letter under reference dated 08.02.2017 (RBE No. 11/2017) it was, inter-alia, decided to derecognize Volleyball Federation of India w.e.f. 02.1.2017 since this Federation did not have the necessary recognition of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

2. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports vide their letter and order No. 48-16/2009-SP-I (Vol. 11) dated 20.07.2017 has recognized Volleyball Federation of India led by Shri Ramavatar Singh Jhakar as Secretary General of the National Sports Federation (NSF) for the sport of Volleyball in India w.e.f. 20.07.2017.

3. In line with the decision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Railway Sports Promotion Board, for the game of Volleyball, accords its recognition to the Volleyball Federation of India. Participation and medal winning performance in the events organized by the above Federation after 20.07.2017 may be considered for recruitment, incentives and ail other establishments related issues, as per Board’s extant policy instructions.
4. Please acknowledge receipt of this letter.

(Bhaskar Roy Choudhury)
Dy. Director/ Estt.(Sports)