Infrastructure development for 2020 Olympics 


Sports infrastructure and other sports facilities at five stadia of Sports Authority of India (SAI) in New Delhi and Regional Centres of SAI are of international standards. Upgradation of sports facilities at SAI stadia and regional centres in terms of infrastructure and equipment is carried out as an ongoing process. The details of SAI infrastructure created/ being created since 2016-17 to till date is at Annexure-I. The Government has also given assistance from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for infrastructure development/ up-gradation to organisations and sports academies. Details of assistance given for infrastructure development during last three years is at Annexure-II. In addition to enhancing the infrastructure facilities, requisite facilities in terms of coaching, equipment, diet etc. are being made available at various National Coaching Camps organised for the respective sports disciplines for preparation of Indian sportspersons and teams for Tokyo Olympics, 2020. Through the schemes such as Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) and Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) the identified promising sportspersons and teams have also been given exposure to train abroad or participate in events/ competitions abroad as measures for further enhancing their preparedness for 2020 Olympics.

Sports promotional schemes being implemented by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports are gender neutral and cater to the entire population of the country, including both male and female sportspersons. To promote sports in the country, Sports Authority of India (SAI) is implementing the following sports promotional schemes to identify talented sports persons including women in the age group of 8-25 years and to nurture them to excel at National and International competitions:

  1. National Sports Talent Contest (NSTC) (61 Centres)
  2. Army Boys Sports Company (ABSC) (26 Centres)
  3. SAI Training Centre (STC) (59 Centres)
  4. Special Area Games (SAG) (21 Centres)
  5. Extension Centres of STC/SAG (90 Centres)
  6. Centre of Excellence (COE) (16 Centres)
  7. National Sports Academies (NSA)

Presently, 14236 talented sports persons including 4269 girls are being trained in 27 sports disciplines in SAI centres. Further, in order to provide women conducive environment, SAI has also established three SAI training centres exclusively for women sports persons at Badal (Punjab), Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) and Medikeri (Karnataka).

Also, the component of ‘Sports for Women’ has been given special emphasis in revamped Khelo India scheme- National programme for development of sports in India. Under this vertical, support was extended by the Government towards hosting of International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s World Boxing Championship held in New Delhi 2018 by providing financial assistance of Rs. 3.00 crore. 295 athletes have been assisted through Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) since inception of TOPS in 2014 till date. Apart from their customised training at world class training institutes within the country and abroad, sportspersons included in TOPS are paid out of pocket allowance at the rate of Rs. 50, 000/- per month. Selection of athletes in TOPS is an ongoing process.   

This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha    






Name of work Estimated Cost (In Rs. Lakhs)
1 Construction of 100 bedded hostel at Jawahar Lal Nehru  Stadium (JLNS)  


2 Setting up of 400 KVA Roof top solar system in Jawahar Lal Nehru  Stadium (JLNS) 358.00
Laxmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE) Thiruvananthapuram
3 Construction of 100 bedded hostel at LNCPE 862.45
Netaji Subhash Southern Centre (NSSC) Bangalore
4 Laying of Synthetic turf and allied works at Bangalore Phase I (including Flood Lights) 693.20
Regional-Centre Lucknow
5 Construction of 50 bedded hostel at SAI Training Centre (STC) Bareilly 358.44
Regional-Centre Gandhinagar
6 Construction of boundary wall in Sector 25    Regional Centre (RC) Gandhinagar 120.00
Netaji Subhash Eastern Centre (NSEC), Kolkata
7 Construction of boundary wall at NSEC Kolkata 137.89
8 Upgradation of STC Hazaribagh 480.80
9 Establishment of Regional Centre at Zirakhpur 1295.00


10 Construction of 100 bedded hostel for National campers at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range (KSSR) at New Delhi 1115.00
11 Replacement of 2 synthetic hockey surface at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium (MDCNS)  New Delhi 814.00
12 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at JLNS New Delhi 700.00
LNCPE Thiruvanathapuram
13 Construction of vertical extension of sports science centre at LNCPE Trivandrum 145.95
NSSC Bangalore
14 Construction of Two 1.50 lakh litres water sptorage tanks and  replacement of rusted distribution water pipelines at Bangalore 234.00
15 Construction of Modern Changeroom Complex with p/o Yoga, Combat sports and Fitness Centre at NSSC Bangalore 370.00
16 Upgradation of two Electrical substation and allied works at NSSC Bangalore 370.00
17 Setting up of Hypoxic Chamber at NSSC Bangalore 272.75
18 Construction of Multipurpose Hall at NSSC Bangalore 800.00
RC Sonepat
19 Construction of 100 bedded hostel for National campers at NRC Sonepat 833.50
20 Construction of Multipurpose Hall at RC Sonepat 800.00
21 Construction of Multipurpose Hall at STC Hissar 800.00
Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) Patiala
22  Construction of 150 bedded hostel at NIS Patiala 1288.00
23 Setting up of Hypoxic Chamber at NIS Patiala 200.00
RC Bhopal
24 Construction of Swimming Pool 25X16 meters and allied facilities at RC Bhopal 372.00
25 Construction of 100 bedded hostel for National campers at RC Bhopal 1129.00
26  Laying of Synthetic Hockey surface in field no. 2 at RC Bhopal 468.00
RC Lucknow
27 Construction of Learners Swimming pool at NSRC Lucknow 148.68
RC Gandhinagar
28 Construction of Aquatic complex at RC Gandhinagar 250.00
RC Kandivale
29 Construction of remaining Boundary Wall at Kandivale 250.00
30 Construction of MP Hall at RC Kandivale 800.00
NSEC Kolkata
31 Replacement of Synthetic Hockey surface at NSEC Kolkata 468.00
32 Replacement of Synthetic Athletic Track at NSEC Kolkata 610.00
33 Synthetic Surface for football at Nehu 527.00
34 Vertical extension over existing Grand Stand and installation of chairs at NERC Guwahati 127.00
35 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at Kokrajhar Assam 700.00
36 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at SAG Tinsukhia Assam 700.00
37 Construction of Synthetic hockey turf at SAG Kokrajhar Assam 550.00
RC Imphal
38 Renovation of old MP Hall at NERC Imphal 135.00
39 Construction of Boundary wall NERC Imphal 299.00
40 Construction of Synthetic Football surface at Imphal 844.77
41 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at Dimapur Nagaland 700.00
42 Miscellaneous  works like change room, fencing for Football Academy at Imphal 200.00
Special Area Games (SAG) Aizwal (Mizoram)
43 Renovation of MP Hall at Aizwal Mizoram 183.32
44 Construction of Synthetic Football surface at Saiden Mizoram 500.00
45 Renovation / retrofitting of old boxing and Gymnastic hall at Indira Gandhi Stadium 370.00
LNCPE Thiruvanathapuram
46  Construction of 100 bedded hostel at STC Puducherry 1100.00
47 Synthetic Surface for football at Nehu 527.00

2019-20   (Current Year)

48 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at LNCPE kerala 744.00
49 Construction of Synthetic Athletic Track at Shillaroo 744.00
50 Construction of 300 bedded hostel at Trivandrum Sonepat, Bhopal and Imphal 12696.00
51 Construction of 300 bedded hostel at Bangalore, Patiala, Lucknow, Pune, Aurangabad, Kolkata, Dharamshala, Delhi (KSSR, IGS, JLNS) 26770.00
52 Construction of Wrestling Hall at Lucknow 800.00



NSDF assistance for Infrastructure Development

        (In rupees)

S.No. Name of the Organizations Purpose 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 Total
1 Abhiruchi Institute of Physical Education, Guwahati (Assam) Construction of Indoor Stadium at the Institute 5032800.00 6709800.00 11742600.00
2 Dibrugarh District Sports Association construction of (1) renovation of the existing Indoor Stadium and (2) Modernization of outdoor stadium of Dibrugarh   12,275,000.00 12275000.00
3 Sports Authority of India  Setting up of 400 KWP Solar Power Plant at J. N Stadium, New Delhi 35800000.00 35800000.00
4 Sports Authority of India  Setting up of Solar Rooftop Power Plant (90 KWP RTS Plant) at the premise of SAI HQ, New Delhi 9978000.00 9978000.00
5 Sports Authority of India  Preparatory work for establishment of an Exclusive Elite Sports Training Centre for Para- Athletes at Gandhinagar, Gujarat 11200000.00 100000000.00 111200000.00
6 Karnam Malleshwari Foundation for setting up of National Weightlifting  and Powerlifting High Performance Training and Coaching centre at Jagadhri, Yamuna Nagar(Haryana)   12,500,000.00 12500000.00
7 J & K Sports Council-Baramulla Construction of  Indoor Sports Complexes at Baramulla 18000000.00 18000000.00
8 Ashwini Sports Foundation, South Koduge (Karnataka) Laying of 400 M 8 lane Synthetic Athletic track of international standard 3250000.00 5000000.00 8250000.00
9 Abhinav Bindra Foundation Trust, Mohali (Punjab) Procurement and installation of equipment for Sports Science  Centre at Bangalore 50000000.00 50000000.00
10 Usha School of Athletics, Kozhikode (Kerala) (through SAI) 12415000.00 12415000.00
11 Har Har Mahadev Seva Bhavi Sanstha, Dhule 25% grant for renovation of wrestling academy of Har Har Mahadev Vyayam Shala, dhule(Maharashtra)     3,750,000.00 3750000.00
12 Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation, Imphal (Manipur) Construction of outdoor boxing hall and Gymnasium Hall ; Procurement/ Installation of Gym Equipment 6222000.00 6222000.00
13 Sarita Regional Boxing Academy, Imphal (Manipur) Purchase of Equipment 2460380.00 2460380.00
14 Sports Authority of India  Rennovation of multipurpose Hall(old) at STC Imphal (Manipur) 2700000.00 10800000.00 13500000.00
15 Sports Authority of India  Rennovation of multipurpose Hall at SAG Aizwal (Mizoram) 3666000.00 14666000.00 18332000.00
16 Sports Authority of India  Purchase /Installation of hypoxic chamber at NS NIS Patiala and SAI Southern Centre Banglore 8000000.00 32000000.00 40000000.00
17 Sports Authority of India for support to schools /Institutions in Jaipur   61,882,000.00 61882000.00
18 Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation, Hyderabad (Telangana) Construction of additional facilities at the Foundation for Badminton 10000000.00 10000000.00
19  Upgradation of SAI Training Centre at Gachibowli – Secundrabad (Telengana) 22500000.00 22500000.00
20 UP Badminton Association, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Construction of 100 Bedded Hostel for Badminton Players at BBD UP Badminton Academy, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh   12,500,000.00   15,000,000.00 27500000.00
21 Sports Authority of India Replacement of synthetic Hockey Turf at SAI NSEC Salt Lake Kolkata (West Bengal) 9360000.00 23448990.00 32808990.00
22 Sports Authority of India  Re-laying of Synthetic Athletic Track (400 M) at SAI NSEC Salt Lake , Kolkata (West Bengal) 12200000.00 48800000.00 61000000.00