J&K: Water sports hub will be ready in Ranjit Sagar lake after Dal


Ashish Kapoor, Basohli

Published by: charisma chib
Updated Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:32 PM IST


Goods reached MA Stadium Jammu, Sports Council team will visit Basohli today.

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After the water sports center near Nehru Park in Dal Lake in Kashmir, the process has now accelerated for the water sports center in Basohli. For the last two years, the exercise was going on by the local administration to provide space for this national level water sports center. The Sports Council team is going to visit the area on Wednesday and start work on other available space and possibilities along with the local administration.

According to official sources, the infrastructure for the Sports Center has reached the state under the Prime Minister’s Development Package. At present these structures are kept in MA Stadium Jammu. Along with providing suitable land by the administration, infrastructure will be provided by installing these structures within a month. The project has been stalled for the last two years due to land constraints regarding the National Water Sports Center on the banks of the lake adjoining Palahi in Basohli. In such a situation, a dispute-free place is being sought.

The lake is spread over an area of ​​87 sq km.

Ranjit Sagar Lake, spread over an area of ​​87 square kilometers, will become a major center for water sports. In-principle declaring the lake adjacent to Basohli town as a National Waterway, an exercise is underway to develop a waterway. Now the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council has intensified the exercise regarding the water sports center on the banks of the lake.

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training will be given for olympics

According to experts, water sports talents from all over the country will come here with the progress of the scheme. With this, along with the means of employment, the area will be recognized in the country and the world in a better way. Along with promoting the activities of water sports, youth can be given training in water sports. It will be developed as a national level water sports center, in which training in Olympic sports can be achieved along with kayaking, canoeing.



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