Vijayawada (AP), Jul 25 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Rs 60 crore mega sports complex in Vijayawada. The Amaravati International Sports Complex will be built on 8.9 acres of land. The complex will be equipped with two swimming pools with the size of 50×20 metres and 20×20 metres, multipurpose indoor hall, outdoor synthetic track and a G+2 clubhouse. The headquarters of the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) will be shifted to this complex. While attending the event, Chandrababu Naidu said, “Doesn’t India has the capability to host Olympics? I demand the central government to bid for Olympics to be held in Amaravati. We will develop Amaravati as a sports hub.” The Andhra Pradesh government had decided to develop Amaravati, Vizag and Tirupati as sports cities. They will be spending Rs 54 crore and the Centre will provide a grant of Rs 6 crore for the sports complex. The work has been handed over to the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and the project is set to be completed in 10 months.
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