Tribune News Service
Zirakpur, November 2
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju today virtually inaugurated the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) new regional centre in Zirakpur, which will now act as one of the main SAI centres for the northern region. The newly-constructed complex is adjoining the Nabha Sahib Gurdwara on Patiala road.
The sports minister congratulated the coaches and athletes who would be training at the new centre. “The northern region covers a huge region, from Jammu and Kashmir and Leh to Himachal Pradesh and we are doing a lot of development in this region with the aim of building world-class sporting facilities in India,” Rijiju said.
Pawan Kumar Mattu, Director Incharge, SAI, Zirakpur, said, “… several other sporting facilities will be added soon.”