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AUDA invites consultants to assess Ahmedabad as potential Olympics host

AUDA invites consultants to assess Ahmedabad as  potential Olympics host
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AUDA invites consultants to assess Ahmedabad as potential Olympics host

The Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) on Wednesday invited proposals from consultants to conduct a `hole evaluation’ to assess the prevailing infrastructure within the metropolis and to state what extra is required to make it a potential venue for the summer season Olympic video games.

During the inauguration of the Narendra Modi stadium right here in February, Union house minister Amit Shah had stated that the Sardar Patel sports activities complicated — the place the stadium is positioned — will probably be developed in such a method that it will probably host Olympic video games and different worldwide video games in future.

“Request for Proposal (RFP) for technically sound and experienced consulting engineering firms for appointment of Technical Assistance (TA) Consultant / Agency for the Assessment of Sports & Non-Sports Venues & City Infrastructure for Hosting the Olympic Games,” AUDA stated in an e-tender revealed on its web site on Wednesday.

The Olympic Games up to 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 could possibly be a contender for the video games in 2036 or 2040.

“In order to engage with the IOC for potentially hosting a future edition of the Summer Olympics in India,” an evaluation of “long-term regional development plans of Ahmedabad Region to host Olympics in partnership with key stakeholders and its alignment to a potential Olympic candidature” was needed, it stated.

Also, evaluation of “the potential for internet hosting the longer term version of the Summer Olympics with regards to the sports activities venues (competitors and coaching); non-sports venues (Games Village; Hotels; International Broadcast Compound, Media and Press Centre, Accreditation Centre) and metropolis infrastructure (Transport, Power, Sanitation and so on.),” was wanted, AUDA stated.

The chosen marketing consultant could have to submit a report inside three and a half months.

“We want to find out how much infrastructure is needed and how much we already have in and around the upcoming Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave to organise large-scale international sports events, such as Commonwealth Games and Olympics,” stated CEO of AUDA, A B Gor.

“We will submit that report to the state government for further action,” he added.

In February this yr, President Ram Nath Kovind carried out the ground-breaking ceremony for the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave in Motera.

“The sports complex at Motera of which Narendra Modi stadium is a part and the new sports complex at Naranpura will help Ahmedabad to host any international event like the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games or Olympics,” Shah had stated. 

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