Sports Minister Vijay Goel lays foundation stone of Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gujarat
Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of the Center of Excellence for Para Sports Gandhinagar, which will be the first ever training facility in the country dedicated to para athletes.
The Center of Excellence is being set up at an estimated budget of over Rs 50 crores.
It will have world class facilities where para athletes can train for various international competitions including Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games. It will also act as a classification center for para athletes.
The Center will also hold seminars, educational programmes and workshops throughout the year with the help of International Paralympic Committee.
The Center will have a fully air conditioned indoor hall, fully air conditioned elite hostel of 100 beds, 20 VIP accommodation for foreign guest which will also be air conditioned and open land for warm-up.
The entire project will be constructed by CPWD in coordination with various experts and consultants having full accessibility as per the norms of IPC.