Thyagaraj Sports Complex is the first netball stadium of India and has been named in the honour of great poet-composer Tyagaraja.
Owned by the Government of the National Capital Territory; Thyagaraj Sports Complex is counted amongst the greenest state of the art venues of India; built to host netball events primarily. The complex is designed by the prominent architects PTM of Australia and Kapoor & Associates of Delhi. Built from scratch at the cost of Rs. 300 Crore; the stadium opened its gates on 2nd April 2010 in an inauguration event by the then Chief Minister of Delhi Mrs. Sheila Dixit. Thyagaraj is also counted amongst the venues, having the largest single roof-top solar power panels in the country.
Thyagaraj stadium was the venue chosen to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games netball events from 4th October -14th October.
The stadium houses the education department of the Government of Delhi.
The Indian Green Building Council honoured Thyagaraj spots complex with its gold rating for its environment-friendly technological systems.
Pulverised fuel ash bricks have been used in the construction of this stadium. It has an advanced water management system and a sewage treatment of up to 200,000 litres capacity. With these features, Thyagaraj Sports Complex is regarded as India's first-ever model Green Venue.
The stadium also has the Dual Fuel Gas Turbine of 2.5 megawatt-hours (9.0 GJ) for emergency electricity.
The stadium also provides practice tracks for athletics with three clay courts and two grass courts for tennis events.
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