New Delhi, 23 May 2015: On the occasion of FIH Umpiring Committee promoting Deepa Kumari as an FIH International Outdoor Umpire, Hockey India congratulates her for this momentous feat.
Congratulating Deepa Kumari on this proud moment, Mr. Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad, Secretary General, Hockey India said “It’s a proud day for Indian Hockey and everyone at Hockey India would like to congratulate Deepa Kumari for this achievement. Her outstanding performance as an Umpire in the last many years has helped her with this recognition by the FIH Umpiring Committee and today I am sure she would be elated for being promoted to an FIH International Outdoor Umpire”.
Having started as an Umpire since the year 2010, Deepa Kumari has to her credit of officiating many domestic tournaments held in India. Her international umpiring career includes the recently culminated Hawke’s Bay Cup 2015 alongwith the all important U-16 Girls Asia Cup 2013.