Sports Ministry inks MoU with NBCC to develop National Sports University at Imphal
State-owned construction firm NBCC (India) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of Sports under Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) to provide Project Management Consultancy for development of National Sports University at Imphal, Manipur. The approximate cost of project would be Rs.400 crore.
About NBCC (India)
It is a Central-owned Public Sector Navratna Enterprise. Its operations are spread across India & Overseas.
It was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
NBCC is organized into 3 market focused segments-
- Project Management Consultancy (PMC)
- Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC)
- Real Estate
About National Sports University (NSU)
It is a sports university in Imphal, Manipur. The foundation of National Sports University was laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16 March 2018. However, the University is presently functional from its temporary campus at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex of Imphal.
The University, once developed, will be the first one of its kind to promote sports education in areas of sports sciences, sports medicine, sports technology, sports management, and sports coaching.
NSU will have the flexibility to open new schools or departments in consonance with the advances and developments in sports science, sports medicine, as well as allied areas. It will also function as national training centre for selected sports disciplines by adopting best international practices.
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