Rs 200 Cr. allotted for Development of sports infrastructure on modern pattern in U.T of J&K

Published: Sep 27, 2021, 11:07 pm IST

New Delhi: The Union Sports Minister also e-inaugurated three highly equipped indoor stadiums in Budgam, Pulwama and Anantnag
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Sh Anurag Singh Thakur has said that the Centre has allocated Rs. 200 Cr. investment to develop sports infrastructure of U.T of J&K on modern patterns and that there will be one highly equipped indoor stadium in each district of J&K. These remarks were made by him while addressing a gathering of sports persons, players, members of PRIs, DDCs, BDCs and students at Budgam today as part of the Union Governments Public Outreach Programme.

The Minister also e-inaugurated three highly equipped indoor stadiums in Budgam, Pulwama and Anantnag. Now sports facility in these stadiums will run 365 days without getting affected by weather or other disruptions, the Minister said.

The Minister further said that “in future, it will be my desire and aim to visit every district of J&K and personally witness the requirements on ground”. He also said the government is going to start procedures for upgradation and renovation of all existing sports infrastructure at par with international standards. The Minister in his speech appealed all people of the country to visit this place and see for themselves the beautiful green pastures, clean atmosphere and hospitality of the people of Kashmir.

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