Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik has announced that India’s biggest hockey stadium is being set up in Rourkela city of Odisha. The stadium will be constructed in the Biju Patnaik University of Technology campus, Rourkela.
About the Stadium:
- It will have a sitting capacity of 20,000 people, spread over 15 acres of land.
- The stadium will be developed as a benchmark for other hockey stadiums around the world.
- It must be noted that Odisha will be hosting FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup for a second consecutive time, in 2034, at two venues, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.