Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai

The iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was built to international standard in the year 1993 at a cost of Rs.44 crores in a record span of 260 days. The Stadium has a seating capacity of 40,000 spectators. The stadium has 400 Mts. 8-lane Synthetic Athletics Track with a natural football turf in the middle. Besides this, facilities such as 60 Mts. Air-conditioned Indoor Warm-up Track, Judo Hall, Hall of Chess, Hall of Carrom, Weightlifting Hall, Hall for Table Tennis, Hall of Boxing, two Beach Volleyball Courts, three clay Volleyball Courts (with floodlight), one Throwball Court, one Kabaddi Court, Fitness Centre, Sports Facilitation Centre, Accommodation Centre and Shooting Range Centre are also available in the stadium complex. In addition, a natural football turf and a 400 Mts. 8-lane Synthetic Athletic Track with floodlight facility are available in the Warm-up Track area adjacent to the Stadium. SDAT’s Sports Hostel, Centre of Excellence for Boys, Sports Hostel of Excellence for Boys and SAI’s Sports Hostel are functioning in the Stadium.

On the orders of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai has been revamped and upgraded with relaying of synthetic athletic track, football turf, floodlight facility, upgrading of conference hall, office facilities, etc., at a total cost of Rs.1780.63 lakhs during the year 2012-2013.

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