Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation in this year's first Mann Ki Baat, announced that an open synthetic track and astroturf football stadium will be built in Ladakh. The stadium will be built at a height of more than 10,000 feet and its construction will be completed soon."Ladakh will soon be blessed with an impressive Open Synthetic Track and Astro-Turf Football Stadium. This stadium is being built at a height of more than 10,000 feet and its construction is going to be completed soon. This will be the largest open stadium in Ladakh where 30,000 spectators can sit together", said PM Modi in his address to the nation.
Friends, today I want to share with you one such information about Ladakh which you will definitely be proud to know about. Ladakh will soon be blessed with an impressive Open Synthetic Track and Astro Turf Football Stadium: PM @narendramodi #MannKiBaat #PMOnAIR @IndiaSports pic.twitter.com/t1iHdTq1Ro
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) January 30, 2022
The football stadium will have a synthetic track with 8 lanes and there will also be a hostel facility with one thousand beds. The stadium is FIFA certified as well.
PM Modi further said that such infrastructure will also bring great opportunities in the field of sports, tourism and employment.
"Whenever such a big sports infrastructure comes up, it brings great opportunities to the youth of the country. Alongwith such an arrangement, movement of people from all over the country takes place, tourism gets promoted and many employment opportunities are created. The stadium will also benefit many of our youth in Ladakh," said PM Modi.
Meanwhile, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur hailed the Prime Minister's initiative of building the stadium in Ladakh. His tweet said everyone associated with sports in India can feel the change that's coming about with the Prime Minster's policies associated with sports.
Open Synthetic Track और आधुनिक Astro Turf Football Stadium का निर्माण भारत के बढ़ते सामर्थ का प्रतीक है।यह Sports infrastructure लद्दाख में sports activities को तो बढ़ाएगा ही,साथ में पर्यटन और रोज़गार के नए अवसर पैदा होंगे।
| @Media_SAI |— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) January 30, 2022