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Chhattisgarh Hockey Academy gets SAI approval

The Chhattisgarh Hockey Academy has got approval from the Sports Authority of India (SAI), officials said on Friday.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 Oct 2020 6:13 AM GMT

RAIPUR: The Chhattisgarh Hockey Academy has got approval from the Sports Authority of India (SAI), officials said on Friday. Under the Khelo India Yojana of the Sports and Youth Welfare Department, a proposal for a residential hockey academy in Raipur and a centre of excellence in Bilaspur for athletics, wrestling and swimming was sent to the Sports Authority of India. The proposal has been approved by the authority. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said, "Chhattisgarh is committed to nurture the sporting talent in the state by arranging for the required training facilities." The Chhattisgarh Hockey Academy is being established in Raipur, where residential facility would be provided to both male and female trainees. Two well-equipped international hockey stadia have already been constructed in Raipur. IANS

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