HUBLI: A modern indoor stadium proposed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Dharwad may become a reality soon. The Karnatak University, which has agreed to provide the required land for the Rs 4-crore project, is awaiting clearance for the same from the higher education department.
Dharwad MP Pralhad Joshi has promised to get the sanction from the department. The project was pending for the past few years for want of suitable land and the funds sanctioned for the project was about to lapse.
It was then the Dharwad MP pursued the matter and managed to get the five acre land adjacent to Rani Chennamma Stadium and available with Karnatak University. The matter was brought before the university syndicate which agreed to hand over the property.