New Delhi: The Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) organised a one-day workshop in New Delhi to assist clubs affiliated to DSA of B & A divisions to get clubs registered with Registrar of Societies to hold elections of DSA office bearers at the earliest.
As many as 40 clubs attended the workshop and advocate Garima Shukla and Sahil addressed the workshop. Garima Shukla told the Club Secretaries in detail about the process and benefits of registration.
DSA President Subhash Chopra briefed about the need and advantages of registration. He told the club secretaries that the All India Football Federation wanted all clubs registered just like the Associations. He said without registration the club had no legal value. He said all clubs would benefit from registration as registered club would hold weight before the sponsors.
He said clubs needed to get registered within 15 days so that election could be held at the earliest. He said this was the only way to make DSA and the clubs needed to be transparent and accountable. He said he is ready to help clubs in getting registered. He assured that once the club apply for registration with Registrar of Societies they would be eligible to participate in the election. He also informed about the Rs 50 lakh sponsorship for DSA.
The club secretaries we're very enthusiastic and said they were ready to get registered within 15 days.
Earlier, the Delhi Soccer Association had unanimously adopted the new Constitution on the lines of AIFF/AFC guidelines issued to all its members association on 14.6.2015 in the DSA Special/Extra-ordinary AGM meeting and it was decided that all the DSA council members would also amend their respective constitution in line with the constitution of AIFF/ AFC and for their legal identity they should compulsorily register themselves with the Registrar of Societies.