IDA swimming pool may open on Sept 30

  • | Thursday | 21st September, 2023

Indore: An international-level swimming pool developed by Indore Development Authority (IDA) near Ring Road is likely to be inaugurated on September 30.Senior IDA officials said M/S Deva Swimming Institute of Gurugram has been approved for operation, maintenance, and management of the international swimming pool due to its highest bid of paying Rs 2.71 lakh per month. The pool has been constructed on 3.84 acres in Scheme-94 with a cost of around Rs 22 crore.The facility has a 10-lane main swimming pool, diving pool, splash pool, racing pool, diving board, office, toilet block, changing room, shower room, sauna bath, sitting arrangements for 1,200 spectators, gym, cafeteria, filtration plant, lift and parking among others.The IDA board has given a sanction of Rs 29.5 lakh for the facility getting approval of International Swimming Federation (FINA) to hold international-level sport events there. In the first inspection, FINA officials had asked us to make some small changes. Their visit is now due to verify all the norms and arrangements at the swimming pool to provide it the tag of international-level to hold such events, IDA CEO RP Ahirwar said.Local swimmers and national award winners, have completed a trial in presence of coach of the institute and have given full marks to it. he added.The swimming pool is meant to prepare swimmers from Madhya Pradesh to represent the state at national and India at international stage. A committee will be formed to decide fee structures for the learners/swimmers to be coming here, Ahirwar said. tnnWe also published the following articles recentlyMan blames lack of safety measures for sons drowning in Sainik schools swimming poolThe father of a student who drowned in a swimming pool at a Sainik School in India has filed an FIR (First Information Report) against the school management for alleged negligence. The father claims that there were insufficient safety measures in place, including a lack of safety gears, no indication of water depth, and an absent lifeguard. The school has taken action by sacking staff members and suspending others pending an investigation. The firm responsible for recruiting the sacked staff has also been blacklisted.Man blames lack of safety measures for sons drowning in Sainik schools swimming poolThe father of a class 11 student who drowned in a swimming pool at a Sainik School in Lucknow has filed an FIR against the school management, alleging lack of safety measures. The father claimed that there were not enough safety gears in the pool, no indication of water depth, and an insufficient number of trainers. He also alleged that his son did not receive enough medication and that the school did not keep track of the students during the swimming session. The school has taken action against four staff members and suspended one.Out for swim, two missing in HindonTwo minor boys, Shivam and Kallu, went missing after going for a swim in the Hindon river in Ghaziabad. The police and NDRF teams launched a search operation but had not found them as of Monday evening. Shivams family stated that he was denied entry to school exams due to unpaid fees, which prompted him to go play near the river. The school, however, denies denying entry based on fee payment and attempted to contact Shivams parents when he didnt show up for the exam.

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