Tiruchirapalli

Civic body plans swimming pool

The corporation has turned its attention on setting up of sports infrastructure too. It has decided to set up a state of art swimming pool at Anna Nagar and identified a land for the project.

Establishment of open courts for volleyball, badminton, kabadi, basketball, tennis are also on the cards.

“There is a great demand for swimming pool in the city. It will be on world class standards. It will be a reality soon,” N. Ravichandran, Corporation Commissioner, said. He said that preparation of detailed project report was on. It was estimated that it would cost ₹ 20 crore. Since it was on a higher side, it had been decided to rework the estimate. Besides offering coaching to the beginners and aspiring swimmers, the swimming pool would enable the organisers to conduct national and international competitions.

Mr. Ravichandran said that the Corporation was committed to create sports infrastructure in all four zones.

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