Pimpri-Chinchwad to get multi-purpose international standard stadium
Moshi: The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has given approval for construction of an international standard multi-purpose stadium at Moshi. The approval was granted in the general body meeting of PCMC.
MLA Mahesh Landage had decided to build an international standard stadium in Bhosari assembly constituency under ‘Vision 2020’.
The stadium will hold a capacity of 25,000. The proposal for the construction of the stadium on 11 acres was approved in the general meeting on Tuesday.
MLA Landage made efforts and successfully started Fine Arts Department, Government Engineering College, Education Center in Bhosari Constituency.
Mayor Mai Dhore presided over the general meeting on Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Cooperation.
Former Mayor Nitin Kalje had given sub-instruction that the proposed construction of a multi-purpose stadium at Survey no. 444 (old 445) Reservation no. 1/204 should be given administrative approval.
This sub-instruction has been approved by former Mayor Rahul Jadhav. The stadium will be constructed at a cost of Rs 300 crore which has received the administrative approval of the General Assembly.
Sanjay Sali, Deputy Engineer, PCMC said, “The city of Pimpri-Chinchwad does not yet have a single stadium of international standard. The proposed stadium will be ambitious in terms of promoting the sports sector in the city.
The proposal has received administrative approval and a project consultant will now be appointed. After that, the tender process will be implemented by approving the plan. The stadium will be completed in the next two to three years. This stadium will make the city known internationally”.
MLA Landage said, “We have traveled to other cities in the country or abroad to watch sports competitions. At that time, one gets a feeling that we should have such a grand stadium. Players from home and abroad should come to my city. The name of my city should be given priority in the field of sports. That is why we have taken up the task of constructing an international standard stadium by following up with municipal cooperation”.