Chennai will get a new sports complex thanks to investment from the state government.
What’s it about? The state has allocated ₹9.70 crores for a new sports complex in ward 41 under the Tondiarpet zone. The state wants to improve the interest in sports among youngsters in North Chennai specifically.
- The complex will have basic amenities with solar panels and will be disabled-friendly and accessible. It’ll include a gym, running tracks and a skating rink.
- A detailed project report was prepared and submitted to the government. The complex will be built on land owned by the Chennai Corporation.
Other inclusions: Part of the announcement included a modern boxing complex in the locality. There’ll also be facilities for other sports like volleyball, badminton, basketball, and other indoor sports.