Arunachal Pradesh sporting arena is set for a major fillip with the construction work of four major outdoor stadiums nearing completion.
The outdoor sport stadiums executed by the Urban Development Department are at Yupia in Papum Pare district, Ziro in Lower Subansiri, Pasighat in East Siang and Daporijo in Upper Subansiri district.
All the four stadiums are at different stages of completion.
Of the four, the stadium at Yupia is estimated to be the largest with seating capacity for 15, 000 spectators.
Under construction at an estimated cost of Rs 59.48 crore, the stadium will have a football pitch, athletic track, dressing room, etc.
The Pasighat stadium, being built at a cost of Rs 40.90 crore, has a capacity to hold 11, 000 people and will have similar facilities like the one at Yupia.
The stadiums at Ziro and Daporijo, which are being constructed at estimated costs of Rs 24.31 crore and Rs 12.41 crore respectively with seating capacity of 4,000 and 2,000 persons respectively, will be only football stadiums.
It is learnt that work is progressing in top speed and all four stadiums should be ready for use soon.
Notably, three more outdoor stadiums will come up at Aalo in West Siang, Tezu in Lohit district and Chimpu in the capital complex region of Itanagar.