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Advisor Khan takes stock of works on Arun Jaitley stadium

Advisor Khan takes stock of works on Arun Jaitley stadium

Post by on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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Srinagar, June 29: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan Tuesday chaired a meeting to take stock of progress on construction of Arun Jaitley Memorial Stadium (AJMS) at Hiranagar, Kathua.
During the meeting, detailed discussions were held on construction of the prestigious stadium besides other modalities related to acquisition and transfer of land for the stadium was also discussed.
Speaking during the meeting, Advisor Khan delved upon the officers that being an important project it should be completed within the set timelines.
He impressed upon them that the project should be built as per international standards with environment friendly technologies and should have all the facilities including residential quarters for players and staff.
Advisor Khan asked the officials that while executing various works, the cultural heritage of the place should also be highlighted so that more people are made aware about the historical significance of the region.
He further asked the officers that all modalities should be completed on time as the stadium in coming days will be subsequently developed into a mega-sports complex with facilities for many indoor and outdoor sports.
Meanwhile, Khan directed the Secretary Sports Council to immediately start work on water sports centre at Basholi, for which land has been already identified. He further asked the Secretary to identify land in Srinagar or adjoining districts for development of Khel Gaon type facilities in Kashmir on the pattern of Nagrota Khel Gaon of Jammu region.
He underlined that the government is committed towards developing a comprehensive and competitive sports culture in both Jammu and Kashmir provinces so as to bring the union territory on the map of national sports arena.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Youth Services and Sports(YS&S), Alok Kumar; Development Commissioner Works J&K, Sami Arif; Director Finance YS&S, Latif Poswal; Secretary Sports Council, Nuzhat Gul; Special Assistant to Advisor, Wasim Raja; Executive Engineer, J&K Sports Council, Davinder Singh and other concerned officials.
 
 
 

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