Under the Central government scheme of Khelo India, the construction of the project, which is worth Rs 20 crore, began on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
When she started training in 1999, Bilquis Mir used to wear pheran, a traditional Kashmiri outfit, over a tracksuit to evade the questions of people around her.
This is one of the two KISCEs from Jammu and Kashmir, with the Maulana Azad Stadium for fencing in Jammu being the other.
In December last year, the Sports Minister had recognised Yogasana as a competitive sport during an event enabling the ancient practice to avail govt funding.
The Khelo India initiative, with a fresh face, will not only focus on infrastructure development but also aim to achieve holistic development of sports in the country.