State government has approved construction of 730 yogshalas in various constituencies of the state.

Chandigarh, November 14- Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Mr Anil Vij said that the state government has approved construction of 730 yogshalas in various constituencies of the state.
The Minister disclosed this information while presiding over a review meeting of Development and Panchayats Department, here today.
He said that in the first phase, 10 each yogshalas had been proposed to be constructed in all 90 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the state. Work is in progress on 430 Vyayam and Yogshalas, while tenders would soon be invited for 215 yogshalas. The state government intent to dedicate 501 yogshalas to the people, by April 2018.
He said that 678 yogshalas were being constructed on two acres land while 52 yogshalas were being constructed on four acres land. Besides this, those villages where the Panchayats are completing all formalities related to the construction of yogshalas, these yogshalas would also be constructed in those villages. An amount of Rs 147 crore has also been released.
Those present included Principal Secretary, Panchayat Department, Mr Anurag Rastogi, Superintendent Engineer, Mr Kulwant Jakhar and others.

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