Sports park worth Rs 16 bn to be built in Rupandehi

Kathmandu: The government is preparing to build a sports park of international standard in Tilottama of Rupandehi. A sports park with a capacity of 60,000 audience is being constructed in Tilottama Municipality-6. The cost of the sports park, which is considered as a project of national pride, is estimated at Rs 16 billion.

The master plan of the first and model sports park in Nepal has been made public on Thursday in the presence of Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel. Finance Minister Poudel also said that budget would be provided for the construction of the park.

According to the master plan of the sports park to be constructed in the coastal area of ​​Tinau, the target is to complete the construction in ten years. A state-of-the-art covered hall and stadium will be constructed in the sports park to be constructed in a total area of ​​65 bighas of land. Out of the total 28 types of sports to be played in the sports park, 26 types of sports other than golf and boating can be played simultaneously.

Playing football, cricket, badminton, athletics, archery, basketball, boxing, cycling, driving, fishing, field hockey, volleyball, judo, handball, kabaddi, karate, kho kho. Will be done Similarly, swimming, ace, table tennis, taekwondo, lawn tennis, tennis, wrestling, husu weightlifting, TT and other sports can be played.

The master plan of the sports park prepared by Crown Design and Research Center Lalitpur has been made public by Engineer Sunil Lamsal.

The international airport under construction in Bhairahawa, star hotels, ample land and the urban area of ​​Tilotta in Rupandehi in the center of the country are considered suitable for the sports park.

The academy will also be constructed to accommodate 600 different sports students including 200 women and 400 men. Deepak Pathak, chairman of the Sports Park Construction Committee in Tilotta, informed that a master plan has been made to park 10,000 vehicles.

At the master plan public ceremony, Finance Minister Poudel said that the government would be serious about the amount of money required to complete the very important project. Finance Minister Poudel also called on the people to join the project so that there would be no shortage of budget and construction would be done on time. Stating that not only Rupendehi but also the nation would reap the benefits of the project, Finance Minister Poudel said that he would take the responsibility of completing the construction.

Chairman Pathak said that the sports park would prove to be a cornerstone for the development of not only Rupendehi but also the sports sector of Nepal if the government and the local level could manage the required funds for the construction of the sports park.