The BCCI’s finance committee has recommended an allocation of Rs 50 crore to develop infrastructure in the North-Eastern states. It seems a good step in the region to promote the game after new stadium at Guwahati will host its first international cricket match, today, between India and Australia.
BCCI is working to boost the basic facilities in the North-East states as their Finance Committee has decided to allocate a fund of Rs 50 Crore for infrastructure development, the CAB joint secretary and BCCI’s New Area Development Programme (NADP) head Avishek Dalmiya had stated in a Press release.
“I have been given to understand that the Finance Committee of the BCCI has recommended
The whole structure and layout for Development of Infrastructure in the North-Eastern states
They had been worked for creating indoor facilities in Meghalaya and Nagaland and also procurement of necessary cricket equipment for starting school tournaments in Sikkim.
After the approval from the COA on such recommendation of the Finance Committee, the board would take the responsibility of the balance infrastructure works which have been pending for a long time.
“Considering the pan-India approach, it is of utmost importance to ensure appropriate infrastructure is created in these states so that they are in a position to compete,” Dalmiya added.