Mangra Dodray

Mangra Dodray


Ever since CInI, Tata Trusts and Bovelander Foundation started the grassroots Hockey Program in Govt. High School, Ganaloya village at Khunti. Mangra Dodray, a young Munda Tribal boy then a 6th Std. Student joined the hockey training in the school. This was the first time he was playing with a good hockeystick and getting opportunities … Continue reading Mangra Dodray

Jasmani Tiru

Jasmani Tiru


My Name is Jasmani Tiru. I am from the Pelol village of Khunti, which is 50 km form Ranchi. I started playing Hockey watching both my brothers play. Soon with the bamboo stick made by my brothers I was dribbling the ball. In the school, in my third grade the school teacher Mr. Dashrath Mahto … Continue reading Jasmani Tiru

Odisha to be one of best hockey-playing states in world: Warner Van Der Vegt

Odisha to be one of best hockey-playing states in world: Warner Van Der Vegt


The Technical head of Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Warner Van Der Vegt, who is coaching young girls at the centre, said that in the coming five or six years Odisha is going to be one of the best hockey-playing states in the world. The Technical head of Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Warner Van Der Vegt, … Continue reading Odisha to be one of best hockey-playing states in world: Warner Van Der Vegt

Khelo India 2020

Khelo India 2020


The Khelo India Sports Program started to revive the sports culture in India, starting at the grassroots level by building a strong framework for all sports played in India, to establish a great sports nation. During the Khelo India School Games in January 2020, there were no teams from the NTHA Jamshedpur and Odisha, but … Continue reading Khelo India 2020

Blog #5 - Incredible Hockey India

Ciriello Hockey Academy visits NTHA Odisha


Bhubaneswar: Australia’s Ciriello Coaching Academy & Chris Ciriello Hockey ‘s players in the U-19 age category, were in Bhubaneswar for a week, from 16- 21 January 2020, during the FIH Pro League, for an exposure visit. Led by Chris Ciriello, Indian Hockey Team Analytical Coach and former Australian drag-flick specialist and his father Lou Ciriello, … Continue reading Ciriello Hockey Academy visits NTHA Odisha