Dr. Piyush Jain founded Physical Education Foundation of India with clear objectives of creating better opportunities in the physical education segment, developing culture of physical activities and sports, creating equal sporting opportunities at grass root level especially in rural areas and for kids coming from economically weaker sections.
He is serving in the organization as Secretary. Dr. Piyush Jain is an alumni of one of the most reputed physical education institutes in India, He did his Bachelor and Masters in physical education from the Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior and received his doctorate from SRTM University, Nanded, Maharashtra.
For the past two decades, Piyush Jain is continuously working for the upliftment of Physical Education and Sports at Grass root level in India. He has enabled the organization to create sporting opportunities for all through his persistent efforts. He is also the managing Editor of International Journal of Physical Education, Health & Sports Sciences.
Dr. Piyush Jain has contributed significantly in research and development in the field of physical education and sports, he has several publications to his credit in International and National peer reviewed Journal. Recently on his visit to China in the World Congress, his Paper “Relevance of Leisure Sports for Promoting Health” was awarded the Outstanding Paper of the Congress.
He was the President Literary Society of Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior in the year 2001. He has participated in the Kamal Nayan Bajaj Memorial Elocution Competition. Represented Inter University Youth Festivals in Debate and Elocution Competition.
He has been invited regularly in various talks on the Sports, Physical Education, Health Sectors in the All India Radio, Rajyasabha and other News Channels.
Dr. Piyush Jain has been awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award – 2013, Khiladi – The Player Excellence Award – 2013, Sports India Award -2017, Pt. Deenadayal Award – 2017 for his inspiring work in Physical Education and Sports.