OVERVIEW & FUNCTIONING
Sports Department's office is located at Pune's Pandit Nehru Stadium Campus. The Department holds the ownership of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Late Baburao Sanas Ground, Late General Arunkumar Vaidya Stadium, Hadapsar Handball Stadium, Swimming Pool and Skating Rink at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Sports Academy. These playgrounds are made available to athletes in the city for practice and sports tournaments.
Sports Department launches various schemes for the athletes residing in the area of Pune Municipal Corporation. For that, the department follows the Pune Municipal Corporation's Sports Policy. Pune Municipal Corporation has established the committee of 13 members for the effective implementation of these schemes. Pune Municipal Corporation also provides scholarships to the budding and professional athletes in the municipal limits according provisions in the annual budget.
According to Pune Municipal Corporation Sports Award Policy, Municipal Corporation gives various awards to athletes / coaches and people working in the field of sports in Pune city. Apart from this, various sports events are organized by the Sports Department in association with the recognised district organization under Pune Mayor Sports Tournament.
Pune Municipal Corporation's Sports Department and Sports Committee function in accordance with the Sports policy of the Pune Municipal Corporation. The Department has been entrusted to the following work-
- Provide playgrounds and sports complexes owned by Pune Municipal Corporation for the practice of sports and for tournaments of domestic and foreign sports.
- Organizing various sports events in Pune Mayor's Sports Tournament
- Awards, scholarships, financial assistance to athletes for accomplishments in various sports
- Non-resident Sports Academy
- To provide donations to Recognized Sports Organizations for procurement of sports materials, construction and renovation of gymnasiums
- Making arrangement of athletes' residence at Late Baburao Sanas Sports hostel, who come from outside for tournaments
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