NEW DELHI, Sep 19: Hockey India conducted online workshops as part of the induction program for the new Technical Officials in Hockey India officiating system.
The workshops are being organized from September 12 to October 10.
There are 29 candidates for the Technical Officials workshop and 33 candidates for the Umpire workshop in Group 1, and 28 candidates for the Technical Officials workshop and 34 candidates for the Umpire workshop in Group 2.
The candidates will be attending core workshops on the weekends and they have been further divided into smaller groups for workshops based on specific skills during the weekdays.
Speaking on the induction process for the new Umpires and Technical Officials in the Hockey India officiating system, Gyanendro Ningombam, Officiating President, Hockey India said, “It’s fantastic to welcome fresh Officials into the Hockey India officiating system which will, in turn, help us create a bigger pool of talent.
I am sure that the online workshops will be a huge guiding factor for the candidates, who will be starting a journey of their own in the world of Officiating in Hockey. The huge response in terms of the number of applications we have received through the open application system has been very overwhelming.” (UNI)