Central Govt to set up three CoE in Sports at Itanagar in AP

  1. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports has informed that central government is going to set-up three Sports Centre of Excellence in Itanagar,Arunachal Pradesh.
  2. The three centre of excellence will be for (a)Martial Arts (b)Weight Lifting and (c)Boxing.These centres will have a capacity of 300 sportspersons with residential facility.
  3. The minister has also announced that this year Arunachal Pradesh will host the North East Youth Festival.
  4. The government will also set up 12 to 15 football stadiums with Astro-turf football pitches across the state in the next three years.