Kamalanagar, 14 January, 2022: Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, Chakma Autonomous District Council today visited the Kamalanagar football ground under construction for laying artificial turf facilitated by Mizoram Sports Department. He was accompanied by his colleague MDCs.
The project is funded under PMJVK at a cost of Rs.532.50 Lakhs which includes site preparation, security fencing, concrete paver block footpath around the ground. There is also separate fund provision for construction of a pavilion cum change room and two viewers galleries.
On interaction with the work supervisor of the contractor it has been learnt that the football field will be ready by the month of March, 2022. As of now 40% of the work has been completed.
“The first football tournament on the new Astro turf field will be played on the ocassion of CADC Golden Jubilee celebration which is due in April this year, to be organized by Mizoram Sport Department in collaboration with Chakma Autonomous District Council and Central Young Chakma Association”, the CEM, CADC informed while stating that it is being made possible on the initiative of Pu Robert Romawia Royte, Hon’ble Minister of State.
He also attributed the project being granted here, to this remote and backward part of the state, to his goodwill for the Chakma minority community.
He further added, “A youth hostel will be proposed near the football field which will facilitate accommodation for sports team hailing from far off corners during a tournament.”