TAMIL NADU

Indoor stadium, pool for Chittoor

Correspondent

CHITTOOR: An indoor stadium will be constructed here at a cost of Rs. 85 lakhs, according to Gopinath, district sports development officer. Talking to media persons on Wednesday he said the stadium would be built near the District Sports Authority Stadium. A grade II swimming pool would also be set up near it at an estimated cost of Rs. 50 lakhs.

The District Sports Authority Stadium would be modernised with the addition of an athletic track and hockey field.

A proposal has been sent to the Government for approval for the construction of a baby swimming pool in Srinivasa Sports Complex, Tirupati.

Mini stadiums would be constructed at mandal headquarter villages at an expenditure of Rs. 20 lakhs. Sites for construction of the mini stadiums have been acquired at Srikalahasthi, Palamaner, Punganur, Madanapalli and Kalikiri. A special action plan has been drawn up for the development of sports in rural areas.

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