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Third Annual Fund Raising campaign starts


OTHL applied for public donation to run its various program for the first time in 2019, that is, 10 years after  inception. The program of Raising Fund was named 'I Support OTHL' .  The idea is to collect all supporters, well wishers and promoters under one umbrella, engage them in various activities, provide them with all info about daily activities and progress. Of course, request them for annual contribution.  These members are invited to join a WhatsApp ground in th...

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launches ‘#Care4Hockey’ Campaign


Its a game changer for the 13-year old OTHL. India's leading Insurer Bajaj Allianz General Insurance with hockey mascot Rani as its face, will  launch  ‘#Care4Hockey’ campaign. OTHL will be the engine room of the campaign with its grassroot firmament and appeal. The thought behind this campaign is to elevate field Hockey’s recognition in our country and showcase how supporting a person to attain their goals can enable them to make a difference in the socie...

OTHL discusses Road Map for next phase of activities


With the general situation improving, we have started our field activities in a full pledged way. Canvassing for new school enrolments, inducting new players and coaches, getting for them play ground etc are in full swing.  

As we step out to field, we fondly recollect that we have run our program successfully for more than a decade. We did a lot, we beniitted many, faced challenges and  made our own mark.

However,  we need to redefine our path keeping the exer...

Our Girls' hockey program grows steadily


We are back from online classes to ground. Delhi government has recently announced the starting of schools with certain conditions and protocals.  One salient features of the reopening is that grounds have been opened for sports and games. 

The biggest beneficiary are our new teams we started last year but got stuck up midway due to second Covid wave. In particular, our girls hockey teams which we started in the east and westen parts of Delhi and other areas suffered setback i...

We move on with many ONLINE Classes


We had to stop all our hockey activities midway through March due to COVID-19 second wave. It was painful. We were worried -- still are  -- how badly the emerging situation affect over all well being our stakeholder familys. We have recently published an article in the site covering our baseline survey. It showed inter alia the distance we have to cover to uplift these families to a decent living conditions. 

The Pandemic made our task tougher and sterner.   &nb...

Annual Fund Raising Campaign 2021


We at the one thousand hockey legs started first ever Fund Raising Campaign in 2018. First step was to enlist  one hundred of our supporters and request Rs.5000 or 10,000 as Annual Subscription from them. 

We are happy that such renowed hockey personalities as Olympic Goldmedallist Harbinder Singh, World Cup gold medallist HJS Chimni, Olympic gold medalist Zafar Iqbal, Dronocharya award winning coaches Harendra Singh & Ajay Kumar Bansal, Arjuna awardee Viren Rasquinha and ...

OTHL boys form bulk of Delhi State Sub-Junior team


There are occasions when the OTHL boys surprise themselves. Yes, unbelievable yet true, a testimony to our ground work, dedication and commitment. And how these menifest in our beneficiary boys.

Today, the Delhi State Sub-Junior Men's team left for Narwana in Haryana to take part in the 11th Hockey India National Championship. The Delhi State team have 18 players, out of which ELEVEN are our OTHL products!

They surprised themselves and us too. 


We move forward with renewed motivation and refined action plan


As the new year dawns, we look forward it to be prosperous and gainful. At this time of writing, some activities of the Delhi schools have resumed. Classes started for 10th and 12 class students. Its a good sign that in the coming months, if not days, classes will start for sections too. As you all know, we start our work with 6th class boys and girls, that is our target age group for initiating our program is 11-year  olds.    

On this, I wish to bring four asp...

We are picking up in pieces


Past eight months have been taxing and worrisome for all of us in the OTHL Family. Our stakeholder kids are still going through many forms of difficulties arisen due to ongoing pademic. The are vulnerable due to their social set up and financial status, but the COVID-19 has further devasted their lives. We could extend our help to the suffering famiiles, but our resources were meagre and insufficient. 

However, #sticktogether scheme of Olympian hockey ace Viren Rasquinha and h...

VOLUNTEER VOICE: Surjo sticks to hockey, salutes OTHL


You would have expected Surjo Dutt to take guard at the crease, given that he attended Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, Delhi, a nursery for cricketers, many of whom have gone on to bring honour to the country.

Or perhaps control the ball on the football pitch, considering his Bengali roots.

But closest to Dutt’s heart when it comes to sport is hockey and no surprise then that he wasted no time to become part of the effort of One Thousand Hockey Legs (OTHL) the moment he heard of the...

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