Mohammedan Sporting ground to be revamped

Kolkata: The state government has decided to develop the ground of one of the city`s oldest football clubs - Mohammedan Sporting Club - on the lines of the 1,20,000 capacity Yuva Bharati stadium at Salt Lake, Sports Minister Madan Mitra said.

He told reporters that his department will hold a meeting in this regard on September 10 with the representatives of the club, All India Football Federation and Indian Football Association.

He said the dilapidated gallery of the stadium would be revamped and floodlights will be installed like that at the Yuva Bharati.

The job would be taken under PPP (Public-Private partnership) model, he said.

PTI

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