History of Manipur Olympic Association

The MOA was established in 1977 under the chairmanship of Shri R.K. Madhuryyajit Singh as President along with Shri B. C. Singh as Secretary. This Association was registered under the Societies Registration Act Manipur in the year 1979 being Regd. No. 2740/1979. The Presidents and the Secretaries of this Association are given below:

Sl. Name   Designation Period
 1. Shri R. K. Madhuryyajit Singh - President   1977 to 1992
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
  2. Shri M. Kumar Sigh - President   1992 to 1996
Shri Ak. Surjit - Secretary
  3. Shri M. Kumar Singh - President   1996 to 1999
Shri Ak. Surjit - Secretary ( Orgn)
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary ( Admn )
  4. Shri G. Joykumar Sharma - President   1999 to 2002
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
  5. Shri E. Binoykumar Singh - President   2002 to 2008
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
  6. Shri Bijoy Koijam - President   2008 to 2014
Shri L. Manglem Singh - Secretary
  6. Shri I. Hemochandra Singh - President   2014
Shri Sunil Elangbam - Secretary

N. B.: - * In the 1996 election to avoid contest, after a long discussion the House unanimously elected a zumbo size Executive Council consisting of 40 members almost double of the normal size having an Associate Vice President, 2 Secretaries, 11 Vice Presidents by suspending the provision of the election of the constitution. This has been arranged due to the 5th National Games – 1999.

Role of M.O.A.

Manipur first participated in the National Games at Hyderabad in 1979. The Manipur Olympic Association is responsible for the preparation and participation of competitors in the National Games. There is a separate Association at the State Level in each Games/Sports which assist the Manipur Olympic Association and the preparation of sportsmen.
The selection of sportsmen is generally carried out on the basis of performance of State Level. However, at that time, special selection trials are also held to choose the competitors for participation in the National Games. After qualified in the National Meets, the competitors are required to attend for Non residential & Residential training camps. The State Level Sports Associations are assisted by NERC, SAI Center, Imphal which provide training equipments for the athletes.
A special feature of the Manipur Olympic Association is that, in addition to State Sports Associations for each sport there are State Level Sports Associations in the State. The State Sports Associations controlling different sports are affiliated to the National Federation and to the Manipur Olympic Association. The aim of the Manipur Olympic Association is to ensure promotion of sports in the State, in conjunction with State Association in the different Games and Sports. The overall responsibility for participation in National Games rests with the M.O.A. The other responsibilities under taken by the M.O.A. are as follows:
  1. Maintaining Liaison between the Govt. of Manipur and State Level Association.
  2. Protecting Amateur Status of sportsmen in the State.
  3. Promotion & Developing sportsmen in the State.
Sl. Name   Designation Period
1. Shri R. K. Madhuryyajit Singh - President  28/01/1979 to 05/06/1992
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
2. Shri M. Kumar Sigh - President  06/06/1993 to 06/07/1997
Shri Ak. Surjit - Secretary
3.  Shri M. Kumar Singh - President  17/07/1997 to 13/10/2000
Shri Ak. Surjit - Secretary ( Orgn)
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary ( Admn )
4. Shri G. Joykumar Sharma - President  14/10/2000 to 24/02/2002
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
5.  Shri E. Binoykumar Singh - President  25/02/2002 to 29/05/2004
Shri B. C. Singh -

Secretary
6.  Shri E. Binoykumar Singh - President  30/05/2004 to 13/11/ 2008
Shri B. C. Singh - Secretary
7.  Shri Bijoy Koijam - President  14/11/2008 to 14/07/2014
Shri L. Manglem Singh - Secretary
8. Shri I. Hemochandra Singh - President  15/07/2014
Shri Sunil Elangbam - Secretary
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