On November 19, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will perform Bhumi Pujan for the construction of Tennis Sport Academy in the capital Raipur through video conferencing from his residence office. Tennis Sport Academy will be constructed on 4 acres of land adjoining the Cultural Building of Agricultural University Raipur. For its construction, the State Government’s Sports and Youth Welfare Department has issued a work order giving administrative approval of Rs 17 crore 75 lakh. A time frame of 15 months has been set for the construction of the academy.
Under Tennis Sport Academy, Admin Building, Hostel Building and Tennis Court will be constructed. On the ground floor of Admin Building, waiting room, reception, two changing rooms, two halls, parking area and gym in first floor, dining area, waiting area and second floor VIP building. The lodge and 3500 capacity pavilion will be built. Reception & Waiting Room, Superintendent Room, Office, VIP in the ground floor of Hostel Building. Room and parking, carrom room in first floor, table tennis room, kitchen, dining. In the second floor, 17 rooms, house keeping and in the third floor, 17 room house keeping will be constructed, as well as an International Tennis Court (Synthetic Court) and 5 Precatis Court (Synthetic Court).