State Government got Rangers College ground of Doon, sports ground will be under the control of DM

The Rangers College ground situated in the heart of the city in the capital Dehradun has now been transferred to the state government

State Government got Rangers College ground of Doon, sports ground will be under the control of DM

The Rangers College ground situated in the heart of the city in the capital Dehradun has now been transferred to the state government. The Union Ministry of Forest and Environment has issued orders to transfer this ground from Forest Research Institute to the state government. Now soon DM Dehradun will take control of this playground. Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat, during his meeting with Union Minister for Information Broadcasting, Forest-Environment and Climate Change and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar in Delhi thanked the center for giving this gift to the state, along with getting permission from the National Wildlife Board for the strengthening of Laldhang-Chilarkhal road.

There was a demand to transfer the Rangers College ground to the state government to promote sports activities from long as the Parade Ground in Dehradun city being put to use for other works including Smart City Project. On the instructions of Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat, the government had sent a proposal in this regard to the Central Ministry for Forest and Environment. Now the orders have been issued. This playground will be under the control of DM Dehradun once the transfer process is done. It will be easier now to get this ground for other events including sports activities.

The Chief Minister, during his meeting with Union Minister Javadekar, also urged to make available the identified land of BHEL to the State Government free of cost for 20 years to build a helipad at Haridwar. On this, the Union Minister agreed to give three to four acres of land to the state. During the conversation, the Chief Minister also raised the issues related to the transfer of forest land for various roads under the Pradhan Mantri Sadak Yojana in rural areas of the state. He said that approval has to be given from National Board for Wildlife and the Ministry of Forest and Environment for these routes. He urged for necessary action for their approval. Chief Secretary Omprakash, Additional Chief Secretary Anand Vardhan, Secretaries Radhika Jha, Dilip Jawalkar and Shailesh Bagoli and other officers were present on the occasion.