The Punjab government said on Monday that it is building seven international sports stadiums in the state including one at Amritsar. Information & Public Relation minister of Punjab Bikram Singh Majithia said the stadium-cum-sports complex in Amritsar will be constructed in expansion scheme of Ranjit Avenue.
Bikram Singh Majithia told reporters in Amaritsar that for this purpose, the Amritsar Improvement Trust would give 15 acres of land.
The state government is developing Amritsar as sports hub of the state and create facilities to host important sports events beside providing a world class infrastructure to the budding players. Majithia said the facility will include an aquatic centre comprising of an Olympic size pool, spectator gallery, VIP parking and diving pool.
The indoor games stadium will have a multipurpose indoor games arena, which can host basketball, badminton, gymnastic, table tennis, judo, and boxing. It can also host socio-cultural events with the 7500 seating capacity.