PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for Meerut's Major Dhyan Chand Sports University
The university would be built at a cost of around Rs 700 crore in the villages of Salawa and Kaili in Meerut's Sardhana town
On January 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Meerut's Major Dhyan Chand Sports University, according to his office.
The university would be built at a cost of around Rs 700 crore in the villages of Salawa and Kaili in Meerut's Sardhana town.
The development of this institution in Meerut will be a big step towards accomplishing the prime minister's aim of instilling a sporting culture and developing world-class athletic facilities in all sections of the country, according to the statement.
Synthetic hockey and football fields, a ground for basketball, volleyball, handball, and kabaddi, a lawn tennis court, a gymnasium hall, a synthetic running stadium, a swimming pool, a multipurpose hall, and a cycling velodrome will all be part of the sports university's infrastructure.
Shooting, squash, gymnastics, weightlifting, archery, canoeing, and kayaking, among other activities, will be available.
According to the announcement, the university will be able to train 1,080 athletes, comprising 540 females and 540 males.
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