Central government approved Rs 5 crore for synthetic football ground in Bastar (Jagdalpur)
On the initiative of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, Sports and Youth Welfare Department has achieved another major achievement for the development of sports in Chhattisgarh. The Central Government has approved running track for players with synthetic turf football ground at Bastar District Headquarters, Jagdalpur at a cost of 5 crores. The creation of synthetic turf football ground in Jagdalpur will provide a golden opportunity for Bastar’s sports talent to progress.
It is worth mentioning that for the promotion of sports and development of sports infrastructure in the state, the vision of Khelbo-Jeetbo-Garhbo Nava Chhattisgarh under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel is being rapidly realized. Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare had sent a proposal to the Government of India to construct a synthetic football ground and running track at Jagdalpur Bastar under the Khelo India Scheme. With special efforts of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the Government of India has issued administrative approval on 18 December 2020 for the construction of a running track for players with a synthetic football turf ground of Rs 5 crore in Jagdalpur.
For this, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and Sports Minister Mr. Umesh Patel expressed their happiness and congratulated all the officers and employees of the Sports Department. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that more and more sports facilities will be made available for the players of Bastar region. The youth of Bastar will now take the lead in sports.