The Holistic International Pravasi Sports Association, (HIPSA), a Not for Profit Company, registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013, headquartered in India, is the first to exclusively be set up with an aim to promote and ‘Integrate’ our Pravasi Bhartiya youth into our country through the medium of Sports with a special focus on those Sports that India is proud of, and our Pravasi youth dreams to be part of. Cricket, Kabaddi, Chess, Kho-Kho, Mallakhamb, Kusti, Archery are some of the Sports that our country has grown to become Internationally renowned.

It is the dream of every young Indian sports person living outside to be invited to participate in these Sports in India, and HIPSA endeavours to prepare and atmosphere for the Pravasi Bharti sport- persons to participate in these sports. HIPSA Shall promote and encourage the physical, moral and cultural spirit of the Pravasi Bharti youth through the medium of Sports for their integration from their ‘Karmabhoomi’ to their ‘Mathrubhoomi’.

Sports, along with ‘Yoga as a Practice’ & ‘Culture for Knowledge’ are the Holistic objectives laid down in HIPSA’S vision for the future.

Facts about the Indian Diaspora Community

  1. Indian Diaspora with a 32 million population has the largest geographical spread with a presence in 207 countries of the world
  2. The maximum numbers of Indian Diaspora countries are in the African continent with a presence in 55 countries of the African continent
  3. The maximum population of the Indian Diaspora is in the Asian continent with over 17 Million, followed by North American continent with over 6.3 million Diaspora Indians
  4. 19 countries of the world have a Indian Diaspora population of over 10%
  5. 7 countries have an Indian Diaspora population above 25%
  6. More than 1 million Indian students are currently studying in about 85 countries of the world as of 2023.