Cabinet clears revised cost of Rs 875 Cr for construction of sports infrastructure facilities
Last Updated September 22, 2022
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22: The Odisha Cabinet today approved the revised cost for the work “State Level Sports Infrastructure Development Project”. The project has been proposed for development of sports infrastructure at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar and International Hockey Stadium, Rourkela. The Cabinet approved the revised project cost of Rs 875.78 crore. Odisha will be hosting the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup- 2023 with venues at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela. It was proposed to develop a new International Hockey Stadium at Rourkela. The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar is being upgraded with various facilities like India’s first indoor athletic stadium, indoor aquatic centre, centre tennis court, Hockey HPC building, Accommodation facilities etc. The project was approved in August 2021 with a total budget of Rs 432.454 crores including all taxes and IDCO charges.