Puri: Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty today laid the foundation stone for the much-hyped Shree Jagannath Outdoor Stadium here.
The project will be completed in 18 months with an estimated cost of Rs 26.16 lakh. The fund has been sanctioned under Abhada scheme or Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture. The scheme is introduced by the State Government for the overall development of Puri, the spiritual capital of the State.
Puri MP Pinaki Misra, Collector Jyoti Prakash Das were presents. The stadium will come up over 12 acres of land having a capacity of accommodating 2,800 visitors.