Raipur: 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 for the sports talent of Bastar to polish themselves.
The vision of khelbo-jeetbo-gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh to promote sports and to ensure the 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 the proposal to Central Government for the construction of synthetic football ground and running track in Jagdalpur Bastar under Khelo India Yojana. As a result of the chief minister’s consistent efforts, the Government of India has given administrative approval for construction of the 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 the sports department. Chief Minister has said that the best possible facilities will be provided for sportspersons of Bastar region.