1.This organisation was first started as the Army Sports Control Board (India) in March 1919 on the same lines as the ASCB in U.K. The Commandant, Army School of Physical Training was appointed Honorary Secretary of the Board. Later the Sports organisations of the three Services were amalgamated on 3rd April 1945 with the approval of the then Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) and the Services Sports Control Board; India was formed. Each Service was represented on this Board and constituted as per the following: -
- President - The Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters.
- Members - An officer each from three Services (Army, Navy and Air Force).
- Secretary - An officer holding the appointment of GSO-2 in the
Military Training Directorate, Army Headquarters
2. In the year 1947, the Chief of Staff Committee had approved the reconstitution of Services Sports Control Board with an Inter-Services character. The three services would now run the Services Sports Control Board in rotation for a period of tenure being three years. The tenure involves the change of President and Secretary every three year from each of the three services. The three Joint Secretaries, one each from each Service are for tenure of four years each.