NBCC bags contract to develop National Sports University

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News:State-owned construction firm NBCC (India) has signed a contract with Department of Sports for development of National Sports University at Imphal, Manipur.

Facts:

About National Sports University(NSU):

  • National sports university will be set up in Imphal,Manipur.
  • The University will be the first one of its kind to promote sports education in areas of sports science, sports medicine, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching. 
  • NSU will have the flexibility to open new schools or departments in consonance with the advances and developments in sports science, sports medicine as well as allied areas. 
  • It will also function as national training centre for selected sports disciplines by adopting best international practices.

Additional information:

About NBCC:

  • NBCC is a Central-owned Public Sector Navratna Enterprise.Its operations are spread across India & Overseas. 
  • It was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in New Delhi. 
  • NBCC is organized into three market focused segments namely (a) Project Management Consultancy(PMC) (b)Engineering Procurement & Construction(EPC) and (c)Real Estate.