About US

The Uttaranchal Olympic Association

The Uttaranchal Olympic Association (UOA) is the state body that is responsible for the development of Olympic sports disciplines in the state of Uttaranchal. Uttaranchal Olympic Association works under the aegis of the Indian Olympic Association and the International Olympic Committee and is the governing body that is determined to inculcate Olympic Movement across the state. Our primary objective is to identify sportspersons and athletes from across the state and promote them to go to the next level in their sports/games.

UOA is destined to work with all sections of society to inculcate sports culture among people of all walks of life and educate people about the importance of sports to build a healthy society. At TSOA, we develop and strengthen the marketing of sports in a professional way to make the member sports organizations self-sufficient to implement their sports developmental schemes such as talent identification and nurturing and holding competitions.

Through UOA, we liaison with the Government, local organizations, schools, and communities to spread the culture of sports among their members, employees, and the people in the neighborhood and sports enthusiasts.

Our Mission

  • To ensure Good and Quality Infrastructure for athletes.
  • To create a culture of sports by imbibing higher moral and ethical values, the spirit of comradeship, and the desire to excel.
  • To promote Women in Sports.
  • To take one’s talents to the highest level of performance embracing the discipline needed to reach high standards.
  • To encourage and honor the sports icons of the State for their outstanding performance.
  • To promote and provide better facilities and opportunities for performance enhancement of sports persons.
  • To promote traditional Rural Games in Uttaranchal.
  • To recognize the special needs of the disabled and facilitate their participation in sports.
  • To develop sports academics with the coordination of the State Government and other allied agencies.
  • To organize the sports events in the best possible manner.
  • To shape human personality and maintenance of sound body and mind.
  • To foster peace, brotherhood, and nation-building.
  • To transform youth into a self-confident and capable workforce.
  • To Create Healthy Uttaranchal and a Healthy INDIA

Our Vision

The vision of the Uttaranchal Olympic Association is to reflect, reinforce and enhance the mission of UOA by creating an environment of excellence where the players will develop the life skills and athletic skills that will enable them to become leaders and win the championship. It aims to organize various tournaments in coordination with other sports organizations and the Government of Uttaranchal. In all areas of its operation, the Uttaranchal Olympic Association’s athletes, coaches, staff and programs shall embody the core values of friendship, respect, excellence, accountability, integrity, achievement, community service, fairness, diversity, and sportsmanship.

Office Bearers

Mr. Rajesh Aggarwal

Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Dr. D. K. Singh

General Secretary
Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Mahesh Joshi

Uttaranchal Olympic Association

Indian Olympic Association

The Indian Olympic Association is the governing body for the Olympic Movement and the Commonwealth Games in India. As an affiliated member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), the IOA administers various aspects of sports governance and athletes’ welfare in the country. In this regard, the IOA oversees the representation of athletes or teams participating in the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, and other international multi-sport competitions of IOC, CGF, OCA, and ANOC. The Indian Olympic Association is recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
The IOA was established in the year 1927 with Sir Dorabji Tata and Dr. A.G. Noehren as the Founding President and Secretary-General respectively. It is registered as a Non-Profit Organisation under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. As a member of the IOC and OCA, it is the Indian Olympic Association’s primary mission to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in the country. Beyond participation in the Games, the IOA has also established various initiatives with different stakeholders for the development of sports education and Olympic studies.
The members of IOA include National Sports Federations, State Olympic Associations, IOC Members, and other select multi-sport organizations. In accordance with the Olympic Charter, the membership for National Sports Federations mostly includes NSFs that govern sports featured in the sports programme of the Summer Olympic Games, Winter Olympic Games, Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games.