“The central authorities is able to arrange a ‘Nationwide Excessive Altitude Sports activities Coaching Centre’ close to Dharamsala, if the state authorities offers the required land for it,” Thakur mentioned throughout a media convention in Dharamsala on Sunday.
“We’ll attempt to enhance and increase sports activities amenities in Dharamsala in close to future. We will additionally work to convey extra sports activities occasions to the town in close to future,”mentioned Thakur, who can be union I&B minister mentioned.
Thakur mentioned that the Narendra Modi Authorities is working laborious for upliftment of ordinary of sports activities within the nation with all of the elite athletes being helped with finest coaching amenities in India in addition to overseas.
India gained an unprecedented seven medals on the Tokyo Olympics together with first indvidual gold medal in athletics in type of javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra.
Thakur, a former BCCI president additionally cited instance of how he performed his half in having among the best cricket stadiums in Dharamsala.
“Dharamsala is my second house. I used to go to this place incessantly and even earlier than becoming a member of politics, I labored to develop the town as a world class cricketing centre,” he mentioned.
Thakur feels that air connectivity in recent times has solely helped in making Dharamsala a sporting vacation spot.