Lucknow To Have Stadium For Divyaang, First Of Its Kind In India
Lucknow, July 3 (TNA) Uttar Pradesh will be the first state in the country to have a stadium for 'Divyang' in Lucknow, an official spokesman of the government said on Saturday.
In order to provide deserved facilities to 'Divyaang' , the Yogi government has given a big gift of the stadium. Now, Divyang players will get ample opportunity to hone up their talent and showcase at the international level.
There will also be competitions like Asiad and Para Olympics of international level for them. With this effort of Yogi government, Divyaang will get their new identity.
A grand stadium has already been readied for Divyaang players in Shakuntala Mishra Divyang Rehabilitation University. CM Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate this stadium.
International level games like Para Olympics and Asiad will be organized
Amit Kumar Singh, the registrar of the University, says that this stadium in Lucknow for Divyaang will be the first in the whole of India. International level sports events like Paralympics and Asiad can also be organised in this stadium.
He said that floodlights had also been installed in the stadium for night games. There will be live broadcasts for sporting events. Arrangements will be made to play many sports like badminton, wrestling, basketball in the stadium. The stadium has a gym and an athletics track. Football matches can also be organized in it.
Medical College for Divyang will be built in Lucknow
In addition to it, a medical college for Divyang will be established in Lucknow. "A proposal in this regard has been made by the department and sent to the government," Anil Rajbhar, the Minister for Divyang Welfare Department, informed.
There would be research and study on the causes of disability in the medical college, as well as proper treatment of the disabled, said the Minister.