Report by Avilash Panigrhi, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday reviewed the preparations for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar. The marquee event is scheduled to be held in November-December at Kalinga Stadium this year.
The host of the prestigious #HWC2018, #KalingaStadium is undergoing a makeover. Hon'ble CM @Naveen_Odisha visited the stadium and took stock of the preparations, directed early completion. #Odisha2018 pic.twitter.com/QcjImKpV1V
— Sports & Youth Dept. (@sports_odisha) June 17, 2018
The Chief Minister said that he was assured that it will be completed well in time, ensuring a world-class hockey experience during Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018.
Reviewed the progress of work at #Kalinga Stadium & happy to see the pace of the beautification and modernization work. I am assured that it will be completed well in time, ensuring a world-class hockey experience during Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. #HWC2018 pic.twitter.com/AqxVLmiA7K
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 17, 2018
Preparations are in full swing ahead of the much anticipated Hockey Men’s World Cup, to be played from November 28 to 16 December at the historic Kalinga Stadium. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already launched the online ticket sales for this prestigious event.
The Odisha government and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) have been chalking out massive plans to give a facelift to the host city.
Several measures are being taken to improve the infrastructure, transportation and ambience for the biggest hockey competition.