Municipal school to get mini-stadium soon

A municipal school will soon get a mini-stadium to help students to opt sports as a career in east Delhi’s Nand Vihar.

Laying its foundation stone Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay said with the development of this mini-stadium students will get opportunities to explore their talent.

The mini-stadium will have a running track, courts for various sports like tennis, throw ball, badminton, shot put, long and high jump, kho-kho and kabaddi, among other facilities.

Area councillor Swati Gupta said that the mini-stadium will be developed on 11,003.90 square metres with an approximate cost of over Rs 1.5 crore.

“By the development of this stadium people living nearby will also get an opportunity to avail its facilities. It will help them in developing an all round personality,” Gupta said.

North East Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari said that the establishment of mini-stadium will help in increasing enrolment in the school. 

“It will also reduce dropout rate and provide more opportunities for the growth of children on the campus,” said Tiwari.

No compromiseUpadhyay said the technical structure of the stadium will be on the lines of Delhi Metro. “There will be no compromise with the quality of the infrastructure,” said Upadhyay.

Newly-elected Mayor of East Delhi Harshdeep Malhotra said the East Delhi Municipal Corporation is trying hard to provide maximum possible civic amenities to its citizens by developing its own resources.

“The main aim of the civic agency is to provide healthy environment to students up to 11 years. The corporation is making efforts to ensure people get qualitative civic services at their doorsteps,” said Malhotra.

Leader of House in East Corporation Ram Narayan Dubey, Chairman of Ward Committee Shahdara (North) Sanjay Kaushik and senior officials were also present.

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