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Delhi Chapter of OTHL: Fifth Anniversary celebrations


Delhi Chapter of OTHL: Fifth Anniversary celebrations and highlights.

Delhi chapter of One Thousand Hockey Legs was commenced two years after the innovative project was put in operation in other four centres in India: Kolkata, Chennai, Puducherry & Kanpur.

Delhi, however, showed tremendous interest and the concept of introducing and running hockey teams in schools -- where hockey was not played before -- spread like a wildfire and established itself as the most dyna...

OTHL team for Nagaon Nationals


OTHL team for Nagaon National Championship announced

Defender Juma Shree will lead an 18-member Citizen Hockey XI team for the 6th Hockey India Sub-Junior Women’s National championship to be held at Nagaon, a town about 120 km from Guwahati, in Assam from 5th Jan.

The team has been selected after most girls from the One Thousand Hockey Legs subscribed schools in Kolkata and sparingly from other parts took part in a two-phase selection trails held last month.

Ghittorni school pays back in a humble way


As one speeds on the national highway from Gurgaon, just crossed the Haryana border on Delhi direction, the school stands out.

Government Boys Senior Secondary School borders the busy highway, lies a bit head of series of shops that dot the roadline.

One Thousand Hockey Legs started hockey here two seasons ago. As usual there was enough enthusiasm with the school principal YS Negi, taking special interest to improve things overall.

The boys have done ...

Transfer policy and discipline dispensation process of Hockey Citizen Group as adopted by its 8th Annual General Meeting held in 2015


- Adherence to relevant policy guideline, rules and regulations of Hockey India in this respect.
- Being a volunteer feeder agency, encouraging moving of talents to other units and institutions for career advancement, but once they cross the age of 16 on the date of application or January of each year as cut off.
- NOC or transfer is players’ right once they cross the age of 16, as at present the NGO works at Sub-Junior level.
- Requests for transfer or No Objection Ce...

Two OTHL boys make it to National Hockey Academy


In a heartening development of sort, two boys from the globally acclaimed One Thousand Hockey Legs, project of Delhi based Not-for-profit organization Hockey Citizen Group, have made their organization proud by emerging glorious in a tight trials for the newly put out National Hockey Academy.

Kishore Arya and Sunil Kumar, former student of Govt Boys Senior Secondary School, Saket, New Delhi have joined the National Hockey Academy last week.

National Hockey Academy i...

The hosts win the maiden Anglo-Arabic Hockey Cup


Asia’s oldest school, Anglo-Arabic Senior Secondary school, located near New Delhi Railway Junction, won the inter-school hockey cup it staged with the patronage of One Thousand Hockey Legs.

Anglo-Arabic school team, led by redoubtable defender Md. Rehan struck two goals to rival Sarvodaya Bal Vidyala, Ashok Nagar’s lone goal much to the cheer of big home gathering.

City based NGO, One Thousand Hockey Legs, introduced hockey in the football famous school, founde...

The picture shows (left to right): John Greaves, chairman of Cambridge South Hockey Club; Neil Sneade, secretary; and Bhavdeep Virdi, Men’s 1st XI player at the club with Jon Spratley, director at 4


One Thousands Hockey Legs (OTHL) have last year appeared under Global Projects series of the Federation Internationale de Hockey (FIH).

Even before that ever since Delhi based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Hockey Citizen Group -- which innovated and put on board its flagship program OTHL – put in efforts aiming enhanced appeal to wider spectrum of people, societies, nations, cultures in order to transform its underprivileged kids into a an enlightened minds.


Cambridge South and 42 Technology join forces to support Indian hockey charity


The club is fund raising through quiz nights and member donations and, with the support of its existing club sponsor 42 Technology, is also providing the charity with sticks and equipment. Two sets of new playing shirts, printed by club kit supplier Gilmour Sports, are also being sent to India.

The club’s link with the charity started when Bhavdeep Virdi, a player in the Men’s 1st XI, visited the One Thousand Hockey Legs programme while on a return trip to India. He was so ins...

What I should do with my NGO: Retain talent or encourage export?


Having established a fairly sustainable grassroot development model that suits Indian conditions, my Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and its flagship project One Thousand Hockey Legs(OTHL) begs some questions right now, and await for suitable answers.

The brain storming kind of thing is needed to move forward without getting into irresistible urge for instant success, and without diluting the very purposes for which the NGO was formed at the first place.

The NGO...

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We are happy to inform that our talented School Govt. Boys Sr. Sec School, Mahrauli has reached the semifinal of the Pre-Nehru Cup competition being held at Subhash Nagar grounds by the Sports Directorate of Govt of NCR of Delhi.


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