The Chhattisgarh Sports Development Authority has been formed by the Sports and Youth Welfare Department of the state government. It has been registered under the Chhattisgarh Society Registration Act 1973. The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel will be the ex-officio Chairman while the Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Mr. Umesh Kumar Patel will be the ex-officio Vice President. All ministers of governance have been made ex-officio members of the authority. Chief Secretary Authority’s ex-officio convenor and Additional Chief Secretary Finance, Principal Secretary Home Department, Principal Secretary School Education, Secretary Sports and Youth Welfare, Secretary Higher Education, Secretary Urban Administration and Development Department, Commissioner / Director Sports and Youth Welfare will be its ex-officio members. . Its Head Office Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare International Hockey Stadium has been set up at GE Road Raipur.
It is to be noted that Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced the formation of Sports Development Authority in the state to provide better sports infrastructure to the players along with the expansion of sports facilities in Chhattisgarh, which has resulted in the formation of Sports Development Authority. The main objective of the formation of this authority is to make policy decisions in the field of sports, coordination with the departments related to sports, decisions regarding national and international level events as well as financial assistance under the sports development schemes of the Government of India. Apart from this, development of sports infrastructure through cooperation obtained through other statutory methods, creation of necessary resources for sports by coordinating education and sports, implementation of sports excellence centers and sports schools and providing support to sports institutions and sportspersons. To do.
The Sports Development Authority will formulate an action plan for the construction of new sports infrastructure, as well as an action plan to maintain, conserve and maximize utilization of the assets created. The Authority will use the finance received from Corporate Social Responsibility (BAT) and other areas in the development of sports sector. After receiving the transfer of sports infrastructure of other departments and keeping in view the sports policy of the state, it will carry out other necessary works for the development of sports. The management of the functioning of the Society is entrusted by the regulations of the Society to the Governor, Council, Directors, Committee or Government body.