Rs 5 cr sanctioned by Centre for synthetic football ground in Bastar


In a boost to the sports infrastructures of Chhattisgarh, Central Government has sanctioned Rs 5 crore for development of a Synthetic Turf Football Ground and Running Tracks for sports persons of Bastar district. This infrastructure will prove to be a boon for the development of sports in the region.

Credit goes to Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s initiative and Chhattisgarh Sports and Youth Welfare Department’s efforts that yielded results.

It is noteworthy that the vision of khelbo-jeetbo-gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh to promote sports and ensure development of sports infrastructure in the state is taking the shape of reality under the leadership of the Chief Minister. Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare had sent proposal to Central Government for construction of synthetic football ground and running track in Jagdalpur Bastar under Khelo India Yojana. As a result of Chief Minister’s consistent efforts, Government of India has given administration approval for construction of synthetic turf football ground and running track in Jagdalpur at the cost of Rs 5 crore, on December 18, 2020.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Sports Minister Umesh Patel has congratulated all the officials and employees of sports department. Chief Minister has said that best possible facilities will be provided for sportspersons of Bastar region.


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