Mizoram sports minister lays foundation stone for synthetic turf at Muallungthu
Mizoram sports minister Robert Romawia Royte on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of hockey synthetic turf at Muallungthu near Aizawl. Speaking on the occasion, Royte said, “According to new national education policy, sports and physical exercise will now be a curriculum and will be studied as a subject in the school syllabus.”
Many hockey players from Mizoram, including Indian striker Lalremsiam have brought the state to national limelight, he said. According to the minister, the Centre has sanctioned Rs 16751.70 lakh for setting up of five residential sports schools in the State and 50 per cent of the fund has been already allocated to the state Sports department.