Sports Reporter :
Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the game’s governing body in the country, has recognised Maha Basketball Association headed by Dr Dhananjay Welukar as President, Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee Shatrughna Gokhale as Secretary and Jayant Deshmukh as the Treasurer. A letter in this regard is received from the Basketball Federation of India. The affiliation committee of the Basketball Federation of India evaluated the documents in accordance with the National Development Sports Code of India and Basketball Federation of India Constitution and granted recognition to Maha Basketball Association for the development of the Game of Basketball in the state of Maharashtra. Since 2019, an Ad-Hoc committee of Basketball Federation of India was looking after the affairs of Basketball in the State. The newly recognised State association intended to work for the betterment the game. They assured to organise coaching camps, seminars and tournaments in rural areas.