An acronym for Commerce through Sports, SPORTSCOM is a non-profit apex industry body established to promote the business of manufacturers of sporting goods and service providers to the sports sector while making them globally competitive. Sportscom members comprise of businesses and professionals who provide goods and services to the sports industry.

Role of Sportscom

  1. To advocate an industry standard for sports
  2. To raise the quality standards and cost competitiveness of the sports industry, relative to global benchmarks.
  3. To provide an inclusive platform for sports manufacturers, sports infrastructure developers, sports service providers and media & stakeholders advocating for issues based on research.
  4. To build the capacity of different players in the sports ecosystem and be a knowledge hub for sharing state-of-the-art practices.
  5. To promote the culture of sports in India by advocating for mainstream fitness and sports in schools
  6. To build and nurture talent pool of sports persons.
  7. To advocate for investments in sports through maximizing business participation.
  8. To profile and create database of manufacturers of sports goods and service providers to the sports sector.

Vision

To play a catalytic role in building up the business of manufacturers of sports goods and enhance services in sports, bringing them face to face in a global scenario and help them their share in the global market.

Mission

Sportscom aims for policy advocacy by raising the quality standards and cost competitiveness of the sports sector at the global level. Our intent is to build an inclusive platform for sports manufacturers, sports infrastructure developers, sports service providers, stakeholders and media representatives to work on research based issues and advocate for investments in sports through maximizing business participation. Sportscom also intends to build capacity of the different players in the sports ecosystem by building and nurturing a talent pool of sports persons and be a knowledge hub for sharing best practices and promote sports culture in India by advocating for mainstream fitness and sports initiatives in schools and institutions.

Managing Committee

Jalaj Dani

President

Jalaj Dani, Co-promoter, Asian Paints Ltd and Director, Reliance Foundation.

Jalaj’s passion for sports is the driving force behind Sportscom, a not-for-profit apex industry body to promote the business of manufacturers of sports…

Vivek Singh

Senior Vice President

Vivek Singh is the Joint MD of Procam International. A graduate in economics from Bombay University, his business sense, eye for detail and hands on approach make him a respected leader of the sports industry…

Viren Rasquinha

Vice President

Viren Rasquinha, the Former Captain of the Indian Hockey team, has represented India in 180 international Hockey Matches including the Athens Olympics 2004. He currently serves as the CEO of Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ)…

Udit Sheth

Secretary

Udit Sheth, Founder & Managing Director of SE TransStadia PVT. LTD. – a sports company launched in 2009, is an alumnus of the Purdue University ‘02. A finance, operations & information technology graduate; his deep understanding of product design and development and his vision of bringing world-class urban sports infrastructure has fruitioned with India’s first PPP urban multisports infrastructure project, EKA Arena, in Ahmedabad…

 

Vidushpat Singhania

Treasurer

Vidushpat Singhania is a registered advocate at Delhi Bar Council. He is a member of the Election Oversight Panel of World Athletics (IAAF)…

Chandrajit Banerjee

Member

Chandrajit Banerjee is the Director General of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). CII is India’s apex industry organisation, proactively enhancing the competitiveness of Indian industry…

Gokul Manjeshwar

Member

Mr Gokul Manjeshwar holds a Masters degree in Commerce majoring in
cost accounting and a Master’s degree in Management Studies majoring
in Finance. He is an alumnus of the…

Monalisa Barua Mehta

Member

Monalisa Barua Mehta is a Table Tennis champion from Assam. She is the Director of ELMS Sports Foundation. She also is the Dy. General Manager of Oil India Limited…

 

Pullela Gopichand

Member

Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian Badminton Player and current Chief national Coach for the Indian Badminton Team. He became only the second Indian to win the prestigious…

Neeraj Jain

Member

Mr.  Neeraj Jain, is a qualified Engineer and M.B.A with Masters in Polymer Science from London Met, U.K. He has vast experience of Business Management including area of new…

 

Kamlesh Mehta

Member

Kamlesh Mehta is the Director of UTT (Ultimate Table Tennis). He has been a part of the sports industry for the past 40 years as a player, coach, commentator & administrator…

Rajan Navani

Member

Rajan Navani is the Vice Chairman & Managing Director of the diversified Jetline Group of Companies, the roots of which originate back to the 1930’s in Bangkok, Thailand and a presence in India since 1974…

Prasanna Choudhari

Member

Prasanna Choudhari is the Joint Managing Director and Co-founder of Nutra Supplements, a pioneer in manufacturing dope-free sports supplements.

 

Rishikesh Joshi

Member

Rishikesh Joshi is the Founder & MD of SFA Sporting Services Pvt Ltd.

Rishikesh has close to 30 years of experience in the sports industry, first as a national level swimmer and a multi-sport athlete, and then as a sports administrator.

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