Shillong, Jan 24:
The National Games Organizing Committee on Friday held a meeting to discuss matters relating to the 2022 National Games, which is set to be hosted by Meghalaya.
The meeting, which was headed by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, was also attended by Minister, Sports & Youth Affairs, Banteidor Lyngdoh, PWD (Buildings) Minister C Ymbon and Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling. Also present during the meeting were members of Meghalaya State Olympic Association.
The meeting discussed some important decisions regarding the National Games 2022 and to inform the committee of the different steps that were taken by the State government.
Speaking to media, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said, “The meeting discussed the locations and venues for various disciplines and the venues were finalized in terms of the infrastructure that have been created and different aspects of the locations for the training areas were finalized.”
The Chief Minister also informed that the State government has mobilized 450 crore from different ministries and departments of Government of India. “We are working sincerely and are on the track to ensure we are ready for 2022,” he said.
The meeting also discussed the preparedness of departments like Power, PHE, Urban Affairs, Roads etc. The resource and infrastructure of different institutions like IIM, NEHU and Assam Rifles to host games or as practicing areas was also discussed.