Bhubaneswar: Indian Volleyball Federation president Dr Achyuta Samanta has stated that the way forward for volleyball appears promising in India.
Dr Samanta, who’s attending the thirty eighth Congress of Worldwide Volleyball Federation (FIVB) in Arnhem, Netherlands, mentioned with officers of the game’s international physique a few roadmap for substantial development and progress of volleyball in India, and particularly in Odisha.
The famous educationist additionally advised some futuristic proposals for the expansion of volleyball.
He proposed establishing of a Nationwide Volleyball Academy in collaboration with FIVB at KIIT and KISS College. He additionally proposed a Nationwide Nodal Centre for ‘Volleyball for College Programme’ at KISS.
Dr Samanta requested FIVB to arrange its subsequent World Congress in Bhubaneswar and demanded a Regional Growth Centre be began in Bhubaneswar the place refresher programs for volleyball coaches and technical officers be performed for growth of volleyball.
FIVB Congress, the apex meet of volleyball federations and associations from internationally, is being attended by representatives from 222 member nations. It should proceed until September 25.
Samanta had courtesy calls with FIVB president Ary Graca and director-general Fabio Azevedo, in addition to presidents of different nationwide associations.