Synthetic track at Ambedkar stadium to be ready in two months: MP

Synthetic track at Ambedkar stadium to be ready in two months: MP

Member of Parliament R Dhruvanarayan has said that the synthetic track at Dr B R Ambedkar District Stadium will be ready in another two months.

After inspecting the ongoing works for the synthetic track, he told reporters here on Saturday that the Union government had sanctioned Rs 5.60 crore in 2013 to lay the synthetic track. “The government has released Rs 2.25 crore and Hindustan Steel Works has taken up the works. At least 56% of the track-laying work has been completed. To maintain the track, fence has been fixed and works worth Rs 3 crore have been completed,” he said.

 In addition, two separate toilet complexes for men and women will be constructed in the stadium, he said. The track will help the local athletes train on a world-class facility and compete on big stage, the MP said.
Dhruvanarayan said that of the Rs 50 crore announced in the last budget, Rs 7.90 crore has been set aside for development of the stadium.

MLA C Puttarangashetty, ZP president M Ramachandra and vice president S Basavaraju were also present.

Inauguration of KV bldg
The new building of the Kendriya Vidyalaya, being constructed on 7.5 acres of land at Madapura village in Chamarajanagar taluk, will be inaugurated by the end of July. The MP said that the construction works will be completed by September and classes for the academic year 2017-18 will be conducted in the new building.

Construction works of KV building, taken up at a cost of Rs 17.26 crore, commenced on December 10, 2015. While 62% of the construction works in the school building have been completed, 70% works of staff quarters have been finished.

The school building comprises 25 rooms, seven labs and a library. A road between the school building and Madapur village will be developed, he said.

The MP said that he has urged the Human Resource Development ministry to appoint permanent teaching staff to the school. The MP said that he has requested the Union government to sanction more Kendriya Vidyalayas for the district to be in proportion to the population here.