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Tamil Nadu allots Rs 108 crore for sports village on Manonmaniam Sundaranar University's land

The Tamil Nadu government has allotted Rs 108 crore to set up a sports village on 175 acres of land, owned by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.


PTI 31 Jul 2018, 03:06 PM India

The Tamil Nadu government has allotted Rs 108 crore to set up a sports village on 175 acres of land, owned by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, near here.

A swimming pool would also be built in the sports village by the Tamil Nadu Sports Development Authority and the university.

State Higher Education Minister K P Anbazhagan today laid the foundation stone for the Rs 5-crore world class swimming pool. This would be the second world-class pool, next only to the one at Velachery in Chennai. The project is to be completed in six months.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said Tamil Nadu stood first among all States in the gross enrollment ratio for higher education.

During 2017-18, the gross enrolment ratio of higher education in the country was 25.8 percent while the State average was 48.6 percent, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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