There will be a Road Safety World Series cricket tournament from March 2 to March 21 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan International Cricket Stadium Parasada to raise awareness about the importance of road safety. International players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Jonty Rhodes, Brian Lara will be included in the tournament. Preparations for the tournament are in progress. Collector Dr. S. Bhartidasan and Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav took a meeting of officials of various departments of the district regarding the tournament. Officials of the Professional Management Group, Mumbai also attended the meeting. He discussed the major points of the tournament and the arrangements being made. The Collector has given instructions to the officials at various important points for successful organizing. He has asked to discharge his duties with full coordination, so that the players, visitors and spectators return with pleasant memories of the event. He has given instructions to decide the arrangements following the instructions of Kovid-19. Officials of the Professional Management Group Mumbai reported that only fifty percent of the stadium seats would be used.
Teams from many countries will participate in the tournament. The final match will take place on 21 March. The stadium will be sanitized daily. Arrangements have been made for players and umpires etc. to stay at Mayfair Hotel and Lake Resort. The district administration has declared it as a bio bubble zone. Arrangement of electrical and generator in stadium, daging room, VIP zone, parking, CCTV camera, drone camera, thermal screening in various gates, ticket checking and police checking etc., LED board installation, route management, police control room, Issues like barricating ambulance, doctor, medical staff, fire brigade, bio toilet, water purifier, water tanker etc. were discussed. Municipal Corporation Commissioner Saurabh Kumar, NRDA CEO Dr. Ayyaz Tamboli, Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gaurav Kumar Singh, DFO Visvesh Kumar, Assistant Collector Namrata Jain and officials of all the various departments were present in the meeting.