Badminton Association of India (BAI) today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to set up a Task Force to prepare a comprehensive action plan for effective participation of Indian sportspersons in the next three Olympic Games.
“I appreciate Prime Minister’s thought to prepare effective action plan to enhance performance of Indian sportsperson in future Olympics,” BAI President Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta said.
“BAI welcomes his initiative and will support it with all our resources. BAI is open to work with Prime Minister Office and Sports Ministry to achieve success in Badminton in upcoming Olympics.”
Under chief national coach P Gopichand’s guidance, India clinched two medals in Olympics — Saina Nehwal bagged the bronze at London Games and PV Sindhu won the silver at Rio de Janeiro.