Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
03 JAN 2019 4:08PM by PIB Delhi
Sports Stadiums under SAI

The following five stadia in Delhi are maintained by Sports Authority of India (SAI) on behalf of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYA&S):


(i)        Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

(ii)        Indira Gandhi Stadium

(iii)       Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

(iv)       Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Swimming Pool Complex

(v)        Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range


Under the revised tariff, no fee is being charged for the use of these stadia from Below Poverty Line (BPL) category as well as the Girls and Government schools students below 18 years. The fee has been increased in the disciplines like Swimming & Shooting.


To supplement the efforts of State/ UT Governments, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports through Sports Authority of India (SAI) is implementing sports promotional schemes across the country.


Presently under SAI Schemes, 14143 talented sports persons (9843 boys and 4300 girls) are provided with regular sports training in 27 sports disciplines on Residential and Non-Residential basis in 281 SAI sports centres.


This information was given by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.