Visionaries

S.K. Wankhede

Founder President Late Br. Shri. S. K. Wankhede Developed the famous Wankhede Stadium

A man of vision, who obliged us to become the Founder President of Navi Mumbai Sports Association. He was the Creator of the famous Wankhede Stadium, which was constructed in a record period of 9 months. His driving force was instrumental in getting precious 52,000 Sq.mt. land from CIDCO, solving the financial requirements, increasing membership drive. He was an immense help in developing the sports facilities, whereby the children of Navi Mumbai / Mumbai are getting State and National Laurels in various sports activities. His guidance and love for sports created the NMSA. Late Barrister S.K.Wankhede, besides being a Cabinet Minister and a Speaker of the legislative assembly for years in the Government of Maharashtra, was also President of the Mumbai Cricket Association and Board of Control of Cricket in India.

Patangrao Kadam

Immediate Past President Dr. Patangrao Kadam Hon. Minister of Co-Operation Rehabilitation and Relief Work Govt. of Maharashtra

He was President of NMSA after Late Barrister S.K.Wankhede. He brought about great financial changes and completion of work like the Club house of the Association. During his period there were lots of sports activities and the inauguration of Club house. As a powerful Cabinet Minister in the Government of Maharashtra he has done many reforms in the Government. He has been bringing social revolution in education in rural and urban Maharashtra. He has established schools, colleges, technical and professional educational institutions and a deemed University Bharati Vidyapeeth of which he is the Chancellor. His contribution to sports and the youth of the country is beyond imagination.

Ganesh Naik

Hon. President Shri. Ganeshji Naik Hon. Minister Excise, Non Conventional Energy Minister Govt. of Maharashtra

Shri. Ganeshji Naik is a powerful politician holding the post of Cabinet Minister in the Government of Maharashtra. Though he is the President for last 9 years he has been helping the Association in the development of infrastructure and sports from the inception. He has contributed in organizing Social cum Sports Tournaments at Local level, State level and National level. His aim as a Guardian Minister of Thane District is to develop educational, sports and cultural infrastructure at Navi Mumbai for the Navi Mumbai citizens. His guidance in developing this Association as per international standards is in line with his plan to develop Navi Mumbai into an International Standard. His love for sports, education and culture infuses enthusiasm in the youth of today.

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