The foundation of an ultra modern indoor stadium was laid today at Baramulla by the Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Taj Mohi ud Din. The indoor stadium would be first of its kind in the State, given the facilities and amenities proposed and it would be completed within a span of 18 months. It would be built at a cost of Rs 18 crore in two phases, out of which Rs Six crore have already been released.
Minister for Higher Education, Muhammad Akbar Lone, former Deputy Chief Minister and MLA, Baramulla, Muzaffar Hussain Baig were present on the occasion.
As per a stadium the stadium would have courts and rings for playing all the indoor games, spectators’ lounges, change rooms and other facilities. It would also be equipped with latest gadgetry and sports material.
Addressing the gathering after laying the foundation stone, Taj has said government intends to upgrade and equip sports infrastructure in the state. He said, “Government has devised an action plan under which every block would be provided a sports complex and every panchayat would have a sports field.”