PROMOTING GATKA -THE MARSHAL OF ARTS
Dr. S.P. Singh Oberoi, Managing Trustee, Sarbat Da Bhala Trust as President of Asia Gatka Federation has pledged to promote Gatka as a game to the International Level of Olympics.
• New Chapters of Asian Gatka Federation opened in Bangkok, USA, Canada, Italy. Australia and many other countries. • The Trust has also established Nepal Gatka Federation, Kathmandu. Locals are taking keen interest in it. • Organised two days Training Camp for referees and trainees of various Gatka Academies of India on August 2, 2014, in which 180 campers participated.
• Succeeded in including two Gatka chapters in text books of Punjab School Education Board. • A Rule Book of Gatka has also been published by the Trust through Punjabi University, Patiala. • The Trust is sponsoring Students pursuing Diploma course in Gatka Training in various Universities & colleges viz. Punjabi University Patiala, Panjab University Chandigarh, Khalsa College Amritsar, Baba Bhag Singh University. • Running Sarbat Da Bhala Gatka Academy Patiala, Chardikala Welfare Gatka Academy Humbran and sponsoring Mai Bhagoo group, Onkar Gatka Group. • Gatka Tournaments at Distt. Level, State Level & Inter-University are held in India. • International Gatka Competitions are also organised in London(U.K.), British Columbia, Toronto (Canada), New Jersy, New York, Seattle, Chicago & other state of U.S.A. In addition to various other countries of Europe.Gatka students of Khalsa College Amritsar, Punjabi University Patiala, Sri Guru Granth Sahib University Fatehgarh Sahib are adopted by the Trust.