Jammu’s MA Stadium to be developed as international cricket ground by March 2019

The project is estimated to cost Rs 42.17 crore and is being executed through National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) and is to be completed by March 2019.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Nov 13 2018 1:45AM | Updated Date: Nov 13 2018 1:45AM
Jammu’s MA Stadium to be developed as international cricket ground by March 2019GK Photo

MA Stadium Jammu will be up-graded up to the status of international cricket ground by March 2019 under Prime Minister’s Development Project (PMDP).

This was informed today during visit of Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, to MA Stadium Jammu, where he reviewed the ongoing renovation/up-gradation works and development of sports facilities being undertaken under Prime Minister’s Development Project  (PMDP).

The project is estimated to cost Rs 42.17 crore and is being executed through National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) and is to be completed by March                                                      2019.

This project envisages up-gradation of the stadium up to the status of international cricket ground.

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, Secretary, State Sports Council, Dr Naseem Javaid Chowdhary, officers from NPCC and sports department were present on the occasion.

During the visit, the officers from NPCC gave a detailed presentation of various ongoing activities like the main pavilion-extension and up-gradation to BCCI norms, up-gradation of seating facilities and installation of chairs, provision of public toilets, food plaza, flood lights for stadium, cricket ground with natural surface, practice pitch and proper drainage system.

While reviewing the status of ongoing works at the stadium, the Advisor directed the executing agency to complete the works within stipulated time frame.

He also asked to ensure the quality of works and to monitor the pace of works so that they could be completed at an earliest.

 

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