Government has designated the following Olympians as National Observers for the disciplines mentioned against each of them:-
|S. No.||Sports Disciplines||Name of National Observers|
|1||Athletics||Ms. P.T. Usha
Ms. Anju Bobby George
|2||Archery||Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh|
|3||Badminton||Ms. Aparna Popat|
|4||Boxing||Ms. Mary Kom
Shri Akhil Kumar
|5||Hockey||Shri Jagbir Singh|
|6||Shooting||Shri Abhinav Bindra|
|7||Tennis||Shri Somdev Devvarman|
|8||Weightlifting||Ms. Karnam Malleshwari|
|9||Wrestling||Shri Sushil Kumar|
|10||Football||Shri I. M. Vijayan|
|11||Swimming||Shri Khajan Singh|
|12||Table Tennis||Shri Kamlesh Mehta|
The National Observers will assist the Government, Sports Authority of India, and National Sports Federations (NSFs) concerned including Indian Olympic Association in the preparation and implementation of the long term development plan with respect to high priority and priority sports covering all aspects including selection policy, quality specifications for National Camps, long term athlete development plan, coaching development, development of technical officials and monitoring & evaluation of athlete performance.
Apart from providing inputs for their respective disciplines, the National Observers would also to be consulted as a group on crosscutting issues impacting sports development in the country.
The National Observers would be playing a key role in implementation of action plans for Mission Olympics 2020, 2024 and 2028.