Delhi is an ideal place for sports; there are numerous stadiums and complexes in Delhi. Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium of Delhi is one of them. It is situated at the Indraprastha Estate in the eastern part of the city or on the western bank of Yamuna River, in close proximity to the Delhi Secretariat to its East and the historical Ferozshah Kotla to its West. Stadium was built in the year 1982 to host the indoor sports events of the Asiad Games; it is extends over an area of 102 acres. It has undergone numerous renovations and restorations from the time Delhi Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium was constructed. The stadium has been divided two equal halves by a soundproof and fireproof synthetics wall.
Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium of Delhi is the largest indoor stadium in India, is being equipped with intricate audio and lighting systems, making it adequate for High Definition Television (HDTV) transmission.
The facilities at the Indra Gandhi Indoor Stadium of New Delhi include a fully air-conditioned main indoor arena with a seating capacity of 25,000 persons. Also, the stadium is well equipped with intricate audio and lighting systems, making it adequate for colored television transmission. One of the most recent feats of the stadium is that it has been selected to host the Netball Competitions of Commonwealth Games 2010.
Location:IP Estate, New Delhi
Year of Construction: 1982
Spread Over: 102 Acres
Significance: For Volley Ball, Badminton and Gymnastic etc. Right now it has been selected as the venue for Netball Competitions of Commonwealth Games 2010.