The revamped Yamuna Sports activities Complicated and archery area in East Delhi can be thrown open to guests after its inauguration Friday, mentioned Delhi Growth Authority chief Engineer (East).
The cricket floor within the advanced has been upgraded to Ranji Trophy requirements with amenities together with two dressing rooms, excessive mast lights for night time cricket, six pitches, apply pitches, digital scoreboard show, and cover. A jogging observe has additionally been made across the stadium.
The complete undertaking price round Rs 9.25 crore, mentioned a senior DDA official. The bottom will host each cricket and archery day and night time, he mentioned.
L-G Anil Baijal, MP Gautam Gambhir, and DDA vice-chairperson Anurag Jain will inaugurate the stadium.
Gambhir, who assisted the DDA within the improvement of the advanced, mentioned, “It has been two years since work at Yamuna Sports activities Complicated started and its revamp is without doubt one of the greatest sports activities infrastructure developments in East Delhi. It now has a really world-class stadium and we are going to quickly maintain the East Delhi Premier League on the advanced that can see great youth participation.”
The T20 cricket event, that includes groups from the ten constituencies of East Delhi on the upgraded Complicated, can also be deliberate by Gambhir.
Archer Deepika Kumari, who had bagged a hat-trick of gold medals on the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris in June, had mentioned the power shouldn’t be altered because it is without doubt one of the finest in Asia.
To this, Gambhir had clarified that no alteration was being carried out: “To set the report straight, the Yamuna Sports activities Floor has not been transformed however solely upgraded. Archery and different sports activities will proceed as earlier than. Being a sportsman myself, I’ll by no means let something hamper the expansion of any sportsman!” he had mentioned.
The DDA affords bookings on a pay-and-play foundation for all video games in its sports activities complexes for members in addition to non-members.