Central Government sanctions Rs 5 crore for synthetic football ground in Bastar (Jagdalpur)
Chief Minister’s initiative and efforts lead to major achievement
Vision of ‘Khelbo-Jeetbo-Gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh turning into reality
Raipur, December 22
As a result of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s initiative, Sports and Youth Welfare Department of the state has made another major achievement in the field of sports infrastructure development in Chhattisgarh.
Central Government has sanctioned Rs 5 crore for development of synthetic turf football ground and running tracks for sportspersons in Bastar District Headquarters. Development of synthetic turf football ground is a golden opportunity to the sports talent of Bastar to polish themselves.
It is noteworthy that the vision of khelbo-jeetbo-gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh to promote sports and to ensure development of sports infrastructure in the state is taking the shape of reality under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. 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 he 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.