Khattar approves new athletics track for Gurgaon stadium

first_imgGurgaon, Mar 25 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced the approval of a 10-lane synthetic athletics track at Gurgaons Tau Devi Lal Stadium.The Chief Minister was speaking at the concluding function of the three-day Bharat Kesari Kushti Dangal organised on the occasion of Shaheedi Divas here.Mausam Khatri of Haryana won the first place in the Dangal and a cash prize of Rs 1 crore.”Whatever scheme the sports department brings for further promotion of sports in the state is approved. Lucrative cash prizes under the new sports policy would help in further promotion of sports in the state,” he said.Sports and Physical Exercise Evaluation and Development (SPEED) Programme had been implemented under the new sports policy in which 5,000 outstanding players at school-level would be selected, Khattar said.Sports schools and around 1,000 Vyayamshalas will be opened in several places of the state, he added. PTI VJ ISH RG PRMlast_img

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