By: Pune Pulse
October 28, 2023
Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has initiated a repair project with a budget of three crore rupees to improve the facilities at 14 sports complexes in the city. The project aims to refurbish 12 swimming pools and address issues such as motor stalling, leaks, and tile damages.
As per the information provided, out of the 37 swimming pools constructed by the PMC, 31 are currently operational, while six require major repairs, resulting in their temporary closure. In anticipation of an increased influx at municipal swimming pools after Diwali, the administration has taken proactive measures to conduct essential minor repairs beforehand.
The repair of various sports complexes, including the Shivaji Nagar Swimming Pool and Gymnasium, Veer Savarkar Swimming Pool Kausar Bagh (Kondhwa), Piraji Koyaji Dangmali Swimming Pool Hadapsar, H.B.P. Bartakke Swimming Pool Warje, Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Swimming Pool Somwar Peth, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Swimming Pool Warje, Wanjale Swimming Pool Vadgaon, Kharadi Swimming Pool, Nilu Phule Swimming Pool Ghorpade Peth, Karvenagar Badminton Hall, Shivajirao Dhume Sports Complex Parvati, Bapusaheb Kedari Swimming Pool Wanwadi, Gadgil School Swimming Pool Shaniwar Peth, and NG Nande swimming pool near Balgandharva auditorium, will be covered by the allocated budget of three crore rupees.
This budget will ensure that necessary maintenance is carried out within the sanctioned limit of 50 lakhs. Initially, a provision of Rs 2 crore was set aside for the project, but the approved expenditure of Rs 3 crore will accommodate costs.