Association

In India Handball game and Handball Federation of India was founded by Mr. Jagat Singh Lohan from Rohtak (Haryana) who was an alumnus of YMCA College of Physical Education of Madras (now Chennai). He was the also the first Secretary General of Handball Federation of India. Mr. Lohan was founder/father of Handball, Netball and Throwball games in India. His efforts in Germany during Munich Olympics in 1972 helped in establishing Handball Federation of India. The Founding Member States were Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Vidharbha and Jammu and Kashmir. The 1st Senior National Handball Championship was held at Sir Chhotu Ram Stadium, Rohtak (Haryana) in the year 1972. Haryana won the Gold Medal and Vidharba got the Silver Medal. Handball Federation of India (HFI) manages Handball in India. Handball is a sport in India, played at local level in India but hasn't made it big in domestic level. India has yet to make an impact at International level and the World Cup.


S.No. Association List S.No. Association List
1 Andhra Pradesh Handball Association 18 Manipur Handball Association
2 Arunachal Pradesh Handball Association 19 Meghalaya Handball Association
3 Assam Handball Association 20 Mizoram Handball Association
4 Bihar Handball Association 21 Mumbai Handball Academy, Mumbai
5 Chandigarh Handball Association 22 Nagaland Handball Association
6 Chhattisgarh Handball Association 23 National Handball Academy, Bhilai
7 Delhi Handball Association 24 Odisha Handball Association
8 Goa Handball Association 25 Puducherry Handball Association
9 Gujarat Handball Association 26 Punjab Handball Association
10 Haryana Handball Association 27 Railways
11 Himachal Pradesh Handball Association 28 West Bengal Handball Association
12 Jammu and Kashmir Handball Association 29 Sikkim Handball Association
13 Jharkhand State Handball Association 30 Sports Authority of India India
14 Karnataka Handball Association 31 Tamil Nadu Handball Association
15 Kerala Handball Association 32 Telangana Handball Association
16 Madhya Pradesh Handball Association 33 Tripura Handball Association
17 Handball Association of Maharashtra 34 Uttar Pradesh Handball Association
35 Uttrakhand Handball Association