Govt recognises Kudo International Federation India as National Sport Federation.

New Delhi:

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has granted provisional recognition to Kudo International Federation India(KIFI) as National Sport Federation with immediate effect.

The grant of recognition is subject to compliance of the provisions of National Sports Development Code of India, 2011 as modified from time to time, by the federation including displaying information on their website as per the instructions issued by the Ministry.


The recognition means granting a major role to KIFI Association for promotion and Development of Kudo sport in India.

The Kudo sport is placed in the ‘Others’ category.

Kudo is an official Japanese Cultural Budō sport under the same category as Judo, Aikido and Kendo. Kudo is recognized by over 10 national Olympic committees and has over 50 member countries.