The Basketball Federation of India (BFI), which came into being in 1950, is the governing and controlling body of basketball in India, responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. BFI oversees all the national level basketball operations in India. It is involved in organising camps, national tournaments, and preparing Indian teams for both men and women international competitions in several different age levels.
The first National Championship for men in India was conducted in the year 1934. In 1936, the Indian National team, also known as the ‘Young Cagers’, became a member of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
Currently, the BFI is headed by President Mr. RS Gill, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mrs. Roopam Harish Sharma, and Secretary-General Mr. Ajay Sud. Click here for a full list of office bearers for the BFI. A list of state secretaries and presidents can be found here.