Gyanendro Ningombam was elected unopposed as the President of Hockey India from Manipur, while former President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad is back in the Hockey India Executive Board after being Elected Unopposed for the Senior Vice President post. Earlier, Ningombam has been serving as the Officiating President of Hockey India since July 2020.
- Gyanendro Ningombam the 1st President from northeast states of india to spearhead Hockey India.
- Gyanendro will serve as Head of the national federation for 2 years.
- Ningombam has been associated with the discipline of Hockey in Manipur for the last 4 decades, and has impressed with his work at the grassroots level.
- Gyanendro Ningombam was Senior Vice President of Hockey India, Senior Vice President of Manipur Hockey, and also CEO of Manipur Hockey.
- Gyanendro also served as the editor of Meeyam, an evening daily in Manipur.