LG Shri VK Saxena Inspected Siri Fort Sports Complex & Qutub Golf Course
Sunday, September 11, 2022
• LG Shri VK Saxena Inspected Siri Fort Sports Complex & Qutub Golf Course
• LG instructs Revamp of Public amenities at Siri Fort Sports Complex in 2 months
• Appeals people to avail of the facilities at Qutub Golf Course
The Lieutenant Governor, Shri VK Saxena today inspected the Siri Fort Sports Complex and Qutub Golf Course and took stock of the sporting and recreational facilities being provided by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) at the two centres. Shri Saxena, accompanied by DDA Vice Chairman and other senior officials, inspected the shooting range, swimming pool, indoor badminton stadium and other facilities at the Siri Fort Sports Complex and instructed officials to maintain higher levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
The LG interacted with the members and users at the Sports Complex who apprised him of lack of cleanliness in certain areas to which Shri Saxena issued immediate instructions to carry out the necessary maintenance works within two months. He stressed on ensuring cleanliness and hygiene inside the toilets bathrooms and changing rooms for the users. The LG pointed out minor structural damages and instructed the officials to spruce up the buildings so as to give it a refurbished look. He also asked the officials to enhance public amenities including a restaurant at the Sports Complex.
With its strategic location in South Delhi and its well equipped facilities in 27 sporting disciplines, the Siri Fort Sports Complex attracts a large number of athletes and sports enthusiasts apart from general users from different parts of the city. The sheer aesthetic value of the complex also adds to its appeal among the users.
The LG also inspected the Qutub Golf Course and appreciated the world class facility developed by DDA in the heart of the national capital. Shri Saxena inspected various facilities at the Golf Course, interacted with the visitors and the members. Qutub Golf Course is India’s first and the only public Golf Course where people can avail of the facilities at a reasonable charge. Shri Saxena appealed to the people to avail these facilities and also asked the DDA officials to explore commercial exploitation of the facility for its financial sustainability.