The Ahmedabad City Improvement Authority (AUDA) on Wednesday invited proposals from consultants to conduct a `hole evaluation’ to evaluate the present 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 residence minister Amit Shah had mentioned that the Sardar Patel sports activities complicated — the place the stadium is positioned — will probably be developed in such a manner that it could 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 mentioned in an e-tender printed 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 underneath progress with Brisbane being the entrance runner, the e-tender additional mentioned, hinting that Ahmedabad could possibly be a contender for the video games in 2036 or 2040.
“As a way to have interaction with the IOC for probably internet hosting a future version of the Summer time Olympics in India,” an evaluation of “long-term regional improvement plans of Ahmedabad Area to host Olympics in partnership with key stakeholders and its alignment to a possible Olympic candidature” was vital, it mentioned.
Additionally, evaluation of “the potential for internet hosting the longer term version of the Summer time Olympics almost about the sports activities venues (competitors and coaching); non-sports venues (Video games Village; Lodges; Worldwide Broadcast Compound, Media and Press Centre, Accreditation Centre) and metropolis infrastructure (Transport, Energy, Sanitation and so on.),” was wanted, AUDA mentioned.
The chosen guide must 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, resembling Commonwealth Video games and Olympics,” mentioned CEO of AUDA, A B Gor.
“We’ll 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 complicated at Motera of which Narendra Modi stadium is a component and the brand new sports activities complicated at Naranpura will assist Ahmedabad to host any worldwide occasion just like the Commonwealth Video games, Asian Video games or Olympics,” Shah had mentioned.