Odisha investing over Rs 2500 Cr in sports infrastructure
Bhubaneswar: In order to create sports infrastructures across the state, the Odisha government is investing over Rs 2500 Crores which includes 90 indoor stadiums in ULBs.
Sharing the vision of creating the best infrastructures, Sports and Youth Services, secretary R Vineel Krishna stated that a new identity for Odisha is being created through sports and productively engage youths in major sports platform.
“Odisha government is building India’s first indoor athletic stadium, indoor aquatic center, high performance centers for hockey, badminton, weightlifting, gymnastics, athletics, hockey training centers, football training centers, swimming training centers, gymnastics training centers among others,” shared Krishna
The Chief Minister desires that Odisha should become a health, fitness and sports-oriented society. And therefore, in the last few years the state government has been investing in creating massive infrastructure, organizing national and international sports championships, unique models of coaching in partnership with corporates and elite sportspersons etc.
The successful organisation of the Hockey World Cup recently is a prime example of the team work of the State Government, wherein all the departments and districts put up a grand show which brought laurels to the state and country.