Vikramaditya met Anurag Thakur to seek approval for State-of-the-Art Shooting Range at Katasani

Public Works, Youth Services and Sports Minister, Vikramaditya Singh met Union Information and Broadcasting, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Anurag Singh Thakur here today and discussed constructing a ‘State-of-the Art’ Shooting Range at Katasani near Shimla.

 Vikramaditya Singh said that the State Government has finalized a site at Katasni, Shimla for setting up of Shooting Range. He said that the site was earlier selected for the construction of a Multi-Purpose Sports Stadium along-with eight a lane 400 meters athletics track but was not found suitable for said Multi-purpose Sports Stadium.

The state government has decided to put this site to construct a ‘State-of-the Art’ Shooting Range along with an indoor hall for boxing and another Multi-purpose indoor sports hall, he said adding that the proposed site was outstanding and could be developed as an International level Shooting Range.

“The Shooting Range fulfills various parameters such as 10 Meter, 25, and 50 Meter Shooting Ranges, a Shooting Range hall for the final competition, an Indoor Hall for Boxing competitions, and Multiple Indoor Stadiums for different games”, he said.

Vikramaditya Singh urged the Union Minister to approve the proposal in principle so that consultants can be hired to work out the estimates and requirements of the proposed Shooting Range. He said that this project would boost the youth of the State in this field.

The Union Minister assured every possible help to bring this project a reality.

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