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BCCI Getty Images (Representational Image)

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named Tufan Ghosh as the chief operating officer of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. NCA is second home for cricketers from all age groups to work on their skills, carry out rehabilitation, training, strength conditioning, fitness assessment, recuperation etc. In addition, it regularly hosts camps for national teams (including women’s) ahead of international fixtures.

BCCI owns a consolidated 40 acres land at Arebinnamangala village near Aerospace Park region in Bengaluru, and wishes to set up the new NCA. Ghosh will be donning a key role in setting up the facility and creating a Centre of Excellence.

About Ghosh

Ghosh is considered to be among the top professionals in the healthcare and hospitality industry. He has more than 29 years of experience. Previously, Ghosh was the CEO, Columbia Asia in 2005, and looked after operations since the group’s first hospital became functional.


Ghosh was instrumental in setting up the organisation and its services from scratch, including all policies and procedures, recruitment, marketing, developing systems, launching and operating 11 hospitals. In addition, he is the face of establishment of the Columbia Asia brand in India.

Previously, Ghosh held various senior positions in Oberoi hotels across the country. He is a Science graduate with Statistics Honors from Presidency College, Kolkata. He also holds a diploma in Hotel Management from the Oberoi School of Hotel Management, New Delhi.