Physical education institute sought for Hyderabad

By Author  |  Sports Bureau  |  Published: 16th Oct 2017  11:58 pmUpdated: 16th Oct 2017  11:59 pm
Physical Education Institute
SATS Chairman Allipuram AVenkateshwar Reddy.

Hyderabad: Sports Authority of Telangana State (SATS) Chairman Allipuram Venkateshwar Reddy urged Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to establish Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) at Hyderabad.

According to Reddy, the State, which produced a number of Olympians and international players, has international sports stadia in Hyderabad at Gachibowli, Lal Bahadur Stadium, Kotla Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy Indoor Stadium and Saroor Nagar Stadium.

Reddy said the LNIPE can be set up at the Telangana State Sports School, Hakimpet, which has 200 acres of land with sports facilities. “In view of many outstanding sportspersons from Telangana and also availability of Sports infrastructure facilities at Hyderabad, I request you to kindly sanction LNIPE to Telangana at Hyderabad,’’ he said.