The Indian Boxing Council (IBC) was granted affiliation by the Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) on 2 June 2016. The affiliation was unanimously endorsed by CBC.
IBC is a licensing body for professional boxers in India which has Vijender Singh among others on its roster.
The IBC so far conducted two fight cards and will hold its biggest event on 16 July 2016 in which Vijender Singh competes for the WBO Asia title.
The CBC will formally register Raja as a Director in its Annual General Meeting scheduled in December 2016.