BVP Rao on 23rd December 2018, has been appointed as the new President of Archery Association of India (AAI), the election was held under the Supervision of former Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi.
Maha Singh was elected as secretary of Archery Association of India, D K Vidyarthi was elected as the treasurer. Sunil Sharma was elected senior vice-president and Rajendra Singh Tomar and Purnima Mahato will be the vice presidents.
BVP Rao earlier served as vice president of the archery association of the northeastern state. He was also earlier associated with Sports Authority of India in various capacities. For the last four years, he served as an Advisor to Telangana government
Vijay Kumar Malhotra has been as the president of Archery Association of India for 40 years from 1973 to 2012, after that he relinquished the position in 2015, he was appointed as the Honorary Life President of AAI. Tarlochan Singh was appointed as the Acting President of AAI.
Founded: 8 August 1973
Headquarter: New Delhi
Affiliation: World Archery Federation