"INDIAN POWERLIFTING FEDERATION” that started in the year 1975 with a motto to improve health by doing IRON GAMES . In 1979 our Federation has been recognized by The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt.of India as well as The Indian Olympic Association. At present we are having more than 10,000 (ten thousand) Powerlifters both Men & Women throughout the country with 37 affiliated State Association and 6 Central Govt. Office Board Units. .
Championships organized every year:
Some of the noteworthy achievements
Seven of our lifters received highest Sports Award “ARJUNA” from
Govt. of India.
One received “DRONACHARYA’’ Award from Govt.of India. HALL OF FAME AWARD (by Asian & International Powerlifting Federation)
International Championship organized by us in INDIA:
Our Affiliated State Association & Office Board Units - STATE -31 (THIRTY ONE); OFFICE BOARD -6 (SIX)
We have won more than 900 Medals from International Championships organized abroad for our country, India.
We are getting Grant –in-aid from MYAS ,Govt.of India for organizing the championships since long which we are utilizing for organizing the above mentioned championships. Although it is a meager amount but this is of a definite help to our Federation .