Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, dressed in a sports jersey, paid a visit to the Kalinga Stadium complex in Bhubaneswar on Monday to see the construction site of India’s first indoor athletic stadium.
He walked around the job site, inspecting it and expressing his happiness with the development.
The stadium is being built at a cost of Rs 120 crores and will be ready this year. This is the first indoor athletics in the country and will help athletes practice throughout the year.
Also, a tennis centre is being constructed for hosting national and international events. The center will have all the facilities to conduct the ITF tournaments, Davis Cup etc.