Field Hockey was playing in these Islands since a long decade. During
the previous periods, so many hockey players of these Islands shined in the
different hockey championship of Country through the Bengal Hockey
Organization specially the youth of Chota Nagpur community settled in the A &
N Islands under the settlement scheme of Govt. of India as their passion. But
in the year 1995-96, one Hockey Governing Council constituted in the A & N
Islands initiated by Mr. Beant Singh, former Education Director and V.A.
Shiyad. After the formation of the Governing Council, Hockey Teams of these
Islands in different age category were played various National Championships
under the banner of Indian Hockey Federation (IHF). The IHF has granted
affiliation to Andaman & Nicobar State Hockey Association. During the period
Mr. Abdul Razak was initiating hockey developments in these Islands
technically as well as administratively for the formation of Hockey India from
IHF. The Hockey Association of these Islands also merged in the Hockey India
as affiliated status.
Presently hockey teams are participating and playing in the different
area of these Islands and several qualified Coaches and Technical officials were
produced during these period.
The Hockey Andaman and Nicobar Governing Council regularly trying to
uplift Filed Hockey through its submission to A&N Admn for supporting hockey
players and development of hockey field in these Islands.
Affiliated to Andaman & Nicobar State Olympic Association & Hockey India, Recognized