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Odisha government estimates to spend Rs 1,098 crore on Hockey World Cup


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Published: Friday, November 25, 2022, 17:45 [IST]

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Bhubaneswar, Nov 25: The Odisha government has estimated an expenditure of Rs 1,098 crore for organizing the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 to be held in January. State. Answering questions from opposition chief whip Mohan Charan Manjhi and members Nityanand Gond and Kusum Tete, Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera informed the Assembly that Rs 1,098.4 crore has been allocated in the state budget for 2022-23 for the construction and development of hockey. An outlay of Rs.

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Stadiums at Rourkela, Bhubaneswar and beautification of two smart cities for the World Cup. As per the information given by the Minister in the House, Hockey India was allocated Rs 25 crore as Presenting Rights Fee in the last World Cup, while the venue and Rs 18.89 crore was spent on program management. The remaining expenditure was incurred on transportation, accommodation, media and promotions, branding and others.

For the Hockey World Cup 2023, a major chunk of money is being invested on the construction of the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela and the renovation of the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. An outlay of Rs 875.78 crore has been made in the budget for this purpose. Around Rs 526.58 crore comes from the state budget, while another Rs 136.82 crore is being spent from the District Mineral Foundation Fund, another Rs 176.3 crore from CSR and OSDF funds.

The reply said that Rs 525 crore has been sanctioned against the outlay. A provision of Rs 17.50 crore has been made for synthetic turf in both Kalinga and Birsa Munda Hockey Stadiums. Other budgetary allocations include Rs 9.15 crore for construction of swimming pool at BPUT campus at Rourkela, Rs 13 crore for electrical works at Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, Rs 13.39 crore for floodlights and extension of west stand of hockey stadium at Kalinga Stadium. Are included. The government will also spend Rs 75 crore on venue management, accommodation, transportation, branding media publicity etc. for the event.

The minister also pointed out that the state government did not receive any central funds for organizing the World Cup in 2018. Costly affair Rs 875.7 crore estimated for development of stadiums in Rourkela and Bhubaneswar Huge amount of money invested in construction of stadium in Rourkela Rs 84 crore being spent on construction of housing buildings Synthetic turf in Rourkela and Bhubaneswar stadium for

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Odisha government estimates to spend Rs 1,098 crore on Hockey World Cup

Story first published: Friday, November 25, 2022, 17:45 [IST]

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