The Ahmedabad City Growth Authority (AUDA) on Wednesday invited proposals from consultants to conduct a `hole evaluation’ to evaluate the prevailing infrastructure within the metropolis and to state what extra is required to make it a possible venue for the summer season Olympic video games.
Throughout the inauguration of the Narendra Modi stadium right here in February, Union house minister Amit Shah had stated that the Sardar Patel sports activities advanced — the place the stadium is situated — will probably be developed in such a means that it may well host Olympic video games and different worldwide video games in future.
“Request for Proposal (RFP) for technically sound and skilled consulting engineering companies for appointment of Technical Help (TA) Guide / Company for the Evaluation of Sports activities & Non-Sports activities Venues & Metropolis Infrastructure for Internet hosting the Olympic Video games,” AUDA stated in an e-tender revealed on its web site on Wednesday.
The Olympic Video games as much as 2028 have been allotted and the method for allotment of 2032 is beneath progress with Brisbane being the entrance runner, the e-tender additional stated, hinting that Ahmedabad may very well be a contender for the video games in 2036 or 2040.
“So as to have interaction with the IOC for doubtlessly internet hosting a future version of the Summer season Olympics in India,” an evaluation of “long-term regional growth plans of Ahmedabad Area to host Olympics in partnership with key stakeholders and its alignment to a possible Olympic candidature” was essential, it stated.
Additionally, evaluation of “the potential for internet hosting the longer term version of the Summer season Olympics almost about the sports activities venues (competitors and coaching); non-sports venues (Video games Village; Motels; Worldwide Broadcast Compound, Media and Press Centre, Accreditation Centre) and metropolis infrastructure (Transport, Energy, Sanitation and so on.),” was wanted, AUDA stated.
The chosen marketing consultant should submit a report inside three and a half months.
“We need to learn the way a lot infrastructure is required and the way a lot we have already got in and across the upcoming Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports activities Enclave to organise large-scale worldwide sports activities occasions, akin to Commonwealth Video games and Olympics,” stated CEO of AUDA, A B Gor.
“We are going to submit that report back to the state authorities for additional motion,” he added.
In February this yr, President Ram Nath Kovind carried out the ground-breaking ceremony for the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports activities Enclave in Motera.
“The sports activities advanced at Motera of which Narendra Modi stadium is a component and the brand new sports activities advanced at Naranpura will assist Ahmedabad to host any worldwide occasion just like the Commonwealth Video games, Asian Video games or Olympics,” Shah had stated.