New Delhi: The Executive Council of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday appointed a commission for development of sports and Olympic movement in northeastern India.
The Executive Council Meeting of IOA was held today at the Olympic Bhavan here.
Member of Parliament Bhubaneswar Kalita was nominated as chairman of the North East Commission of the IOA.
He will hold the office in the rank of vice president, IOA.
Kalita, and executive council member, was earlier associate vice president (1999-2009), vice president (2008-14) of IOA.
He was the Chef de Mission of the Indian contingent at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.