Union Minister of State Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju, today inaugurated the Synthetic Athletic Track and Field and the Synthetic Football Ground at SAI Training Centre, NEHU Campus, Shillong.
Addressing the event, Rijiju said Meghalaya and the whole of Northeast are gifted in the field of Sports and have a huge potential in producing athletes to compete in national and international events.
Stating that Meghalaya is situated in one of the finest locations in the country, Rijiju said the SAI centre can be termed as high altitude centre and can act as a form of acclimatization for athletes from other parts of the state for a varied period of time.
Inputs: Air News Kohima
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