Meerut, 2/1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut, in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. The university will be established at Salawa and Kaili villages of Sardhana town in Meerut at an estimated cost of about Rs 700 crore.
One of the key areas of focus for the prime minister is inculcating sporting culture and establishing world-class sporting infrastructure in all parts of the country, and the establishment of this university at Meerut will be a major step towards fulfilling this vision, a government official said.
Laying the foundation stone of the university, PM Modi also hit the gym, sending ‘fit India’ message across the nation. Take a look.