SAI Netaji Subhas Eastern Center to Upgrade Facilities and Infrastructure | India is blooming
Kolkata/IBNS: The Netaji Subhas Eastern Center (NSEC) under the authority of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has undertaken various projects to improve the facilities and infrastructure of this center, the Director of the SAI NSEC, Vine and Kumar.
Speaking on the sidelines after a 15km cycling rally organized by the centre, Kumar said plans included lighting arrangements at various event sites in the center and the installation of a large processing plant for water that would benefit the players, coaches and officials here in a big way.
The NSEC is also considering setting up a women’s football team after scouting grassroots players, Kumar said.
At present, the NSEC acts as a center of excellence for five sports disciplines, including athletics, archery, gymnastics, table tennis and hockey (only for women).
The NSEC organized the cycling rally as part of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations, the Indian government’s Ajadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative and the FIT India program where around 100 participants took part in the presence Olympians Jyotirmoyee Sikdar (athletics), Dola Banerjee (archery), Sutirtha Mukherjee (table tennis) and Indian international footballers Atanu Bhattacharjee and Sangram Mukherjee.
IG (BSF) Eastern Command DK Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police Novebdra Singh Paul and Sunil Kumar Yadav, Chief Managing Director of Canara Bank Sandeep J Gaware, Managing Director of Union Bank of India Amarendra Kumar and Director of Suraksha Diagnostic Dr Somnath Chatterjee were also present on occasion.
Earlier before the inauguration of the rally, NSEM Director Vineet Kumar congratulated the sports personalities and other dignitaries present at the ceremony.