Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday will inaugurate a new hockey turf in Porur, Chennai.
The turf has been laid at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research.
Trucoach CSS-Baskaran Centre for Hockey that will maintain the turf.
“I am very happy that CSS will have a new FIH standard astroturf for hockey,” said V Baskaran, former India hockey captain, who is the director of the Trucoach CSS.
“It is the first of its kind for a university to have such a world-class facility,” he said.
“It will help both Indian and foreign players to a great extent,” Baskaran added.