Mancherial: The long-cherished dream of sportspersons for a stadium is all set to become a reality with a green field indoor stadia to be built on four acres and 10 guntas of land on the sports ground of Zilla Parishad High School (boys), at an estimated cost of Rs 2.65 crore. The facility will have courts for badminton, volleyball, lawn tennis, long jump and 200 m race track.
MLA N Diwakar Rao thanked the government for granting funds for constructing the stadia and informed that the process of tendering would commence by Panchayat Raj Department and works would begin soon. He added that the facility would enhance the image of the district headquarters and help the district host events.
District Sports and Youth Services Officer B Srikanth Reddy told Telangana Today that the stadia would attract professional coaches who train youngsters in different sports and games. The facility can be used for providing coaching to players and for organising district and State-level competitions in badminton, volleyball, tennis, long jump and sprinting.