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Today, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut.

Instilling a sporting culture and creating world-class athletic facilities in all sections of the country are two of the Prime Minister's main priorities

Today, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut.
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On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, to lay the foundation stone for the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University. According to a statement released by the Prime Minister's Office, the university will be built at a cost of around Rs 700 crore in the villages of Salawa and Kaili in Meerut's Sardhana town.

Instilling a sporting culture and creating world-class athletic facilities in all sections of the country are two of the Prime Minister's main priorities. According to the PMO, the creation of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut will be a significant step toward realising this ambition.

Synthetic Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, Kabaddi, Lawn tennis court, Gymnasium hall, Synthetic running stadium, Swimming pool, Multipurpose hall, and a Cycling Velodrome will be part of the Sports University's sophisticated and state-of-the-art sports infrastructure.

It will also feature shooting, squash, gymnastics, weightlifting, archery, canoeing, and kayaking facilities, among others, with a capacity to train 1080 athletes, including 540 females and 540 males.

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