Manish Sisodia
Image Source: Times of India

On Thursday, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and PWD Minister Satyendar Jain reviewed the design layout and timeline of the forthcoming Delhi Sports University.

The Delhi  Cabinet had in October 2019 ratified setting up the university in Mundka. Once completed, the institute will offer training in almost all major sports. This will include weightlifting, boxing, wrestling, badminton, hockey, and athletics. It will work on the standards set by the International Sports Federations.

At the meeting, Sisodia instructed the officers that the university should be built visualizing the day-to-day routine in a  sportsperson’s life  He emphasized the fact that the goal of the Delhi Sports University is to nurture and encourage the best sporting talent in the country. This way the athletes could win many international medals.

He added that for a sportsperson, the stadium is their world and they thoroughly relish the training facilities for performance enhancement. They lead a highly disciplined ascetic life. Such a routine is essential for any sportsperson to win medals at the highest levels of competition including the Olympics.

The meeting was also attended by the secretary (higher education), Vice-Chancellor of the upcoming university Karnam Malleswari, and senior officers of various departments.


The Delhi Sports University will be a world-class institution at par with other world-class sports universities The university will be replete with the latest technology and equipment for enhancing the performance and overall well-being of athletes, Jain said.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here