Dr M S Gill to inaugurate Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium

April 9th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Dr M S Gill will inaugurate the remodeled Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Saturday in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Pratik Prakashbapu Patil.

The new stadium, which has a built-up area of 72,425 square meter, has been upgraded for the XIX Commonwealth Games at a total cost of Rs.240 crore and will be the venue for the gymnastics event.

With a total seating capacity of 14,500, the stadium is the largest indoor stadium in India, with state of the art facilities, including 2200-lux sports lighting system.

The entire stadium will be under electronic surveillance through fixed and PTZ cameras connected to central control room, which will have an integrated network for connecting various facilities, to meet the operational requirement of various tournaments. (ANI)

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