Puri, Feb 9: The Shree Jagannath Cricket Stadium in Puri will be inaugurated soon by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
All works of the Shree Jagannath Sports Complex has been completed. The grand new sports complex with top-notch amenities is ready to support athletes and promote sports in the heritage city of Odisha, said Puri district Sports Officer Chandan Kumar Sahoo.
The Sports Complex has a multi-purpose indoor hall and a swimming pool along with the cricket stadium, he added.
The state government has spent over Rs 100 crore till now for developing sports infrastructure in the district. Around Rs 55 to 60 crore has been spent for construction of the Shree Jagannath Stadium.
Sports such as boxing, wrestling, gymnastics, table tennis are being facilitated in the multi-purpose indoor hall along with a 100-seat hostel.
In 2018, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of the sports complex.