Athletes and members of Vijay Singh Pathik sports activities complex have despatched a written criticism to the Greater Noida authority after the sports activities complex obtained a notice from the authority in search of recovery of annual upkeep prices.
Members of the sports activities complex stated the Greater Noida authority has not even supplied primary companies, so it has no floor to hunt upkeep prices.
“We obtained a notice from the authority in January in search of fee of ₹4,500 annual upkeep prices. But when the authority couldn’t choose an company to function the sports activities amenities, then why does it wish to get better upkeep prices? All amenities comparable to swimming pool, skating rink, soccer floor and capturing vary are in a dilapidated state. We’ll quickly begin a protest if this example continues,” stated Manjit Singh, a former hockey participant and member of the sports activities complex.
Nevertheless, Greater Noida authority further chief government officer Prerna Sharma stated skilled businesses and coaches shall be employed for the sports activities complex earlier than the top of March.
Sharma stated, “We have now issued notices to 700 members to get better upkeep prices as a result of we’d like funds to keep up and run this big facility. And we’ve got opened the power for members and shortly, coaches and consultants will be a part of too.”
Greater Noida’s state-of-the artwork sports activities facility, Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik sports activities complex, unfold throughout 39 acres constructed at a value of ₹130 crore, was prepared in 2015 and was presupposed to open in 2016. Nevertheless, the authority couldn’t discover a skilled company to run it, so it has not been opened to the general public until now. Now, the authority has once more issued tenders to finalise the businesses which might function the sports activities amenities.
The authority stated it’ll rent businesses and coaches for all totally different sports activities comparable to swimming, cricket, tennis, health club, basketball, volleyball, skating, capturing, soccer and boxing in the subsequent 1-2 months.
“It took time to finalise the names of the businesses as a result of it entails numerous paperwork. The authority issued tenders and invited bids after which resolves their queries in pre-bidding course of. Now, many reputed skilled sports activities businesses have proven curiosity in working on the complex,” stated Sharma.
Harendra Bhati, a member of the sports activities complex, stated, “Final 12 months, we held a protest in opposition to the authority to get our membership playing cards. Then, the authority assured us that the sports activities complex shall be open to be used by March-end, 2022. However even now, the authority is making hole guarantees. With out coaches, why do gamers even want this facility.”