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Thyagaraj Sports Complex

Thyagaraj Sports Complex
Location New Delhi
Capacity 4,494+1200(open)
Opened 2 April 2010
Construction cost Rs. 300 crore (US$65m)
The court for Netball at the Thyagaraj Sports Comlpex

The Thyagaraj Sport Complex is a sports stadium in New Delhi, India. It is owned by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, and was built from scratch at a cost of Rs. 300 crore (US$65m).It was designed by leading architects PTM of Australia and Kapoor&Associates of Delhi.[1] The venue was built as a venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and was named after the South Indian music composer Thyagaraj.[2]


  • Construction 1
  • Uses 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Constructed over an area of 16.5 acres[1] with a seating capacity of 4,494, the Thyagaraj Stadium was built with green technologies such as the use of fly ash bricks in construction. The stadium will feature water management systems such as rainwater harvesting, sewage treatment with a capacity of 200,000 litres per day, dual flush systems and sensor-based faucets. Landscaping is being done with an emphasis on native species and reduction in soil toxicity.

In terms of energy efficiency, the Thyagaraj Stadium will be setting a benchmark. Lighting will be provided using solar energy. In addition, building-integrated photovoltaic cells will allow the stadium to feed electricity to the grid.[3]

It is India's first eco friendly sports complex.


The Thyagaraj Stadium was a venue for netball during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which were contested from 4–14 October 2010. Now, the stadium houses the education department of the Government of Delhi.[4] The 4th annual comic-con india took place here between 7-9 February 2014. The stadium was the home ground of dabang delhi during the pro kabbadi league in 2014.

See also


  1. ^ a b IANS (2010-04-03). "Thyagaraj Sports Complex for 2010 Games inaugurated". 
  2. ^ "2010 Commonwealth Games venues: Thyagaraj Sports Complex". Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  3. ^ Banerjee, Rumu (2010-04-06). "Thyagaraj solar energy to power city".  
  4. ^ Pandit, Ambika (2010-10-12). "Thyagaraj to play host to education department".  

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