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Delhi University Stadium

Delhi University Stadium
Location North Campus, Delhi University, India
Owner Delhi University
Capacity 10,132
Surface Bermuda Princess 77 Grass – 120 m x 70 m
Construction
Broke ground 2008
Opened July 15, 2010 [1]

The Delhi University Stadium is a Rugby 7s stadium, situated within the North Campus of Delhi University. Spread over 10,000 square metres (110,000 sq ft), the stadium has a seating capacity of 2,500 permanent and 7,500 temporary seats. The construction work began in 2008 and it was inaugurated in July 2010, ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games,[2] and also includes training area for Netball, Boxing, Women's Wrestling and Athletics.[1]

After the games the stadium was handed over to the university by Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, there after in 2011, the university initiated an extensive upgrade plan, to create a multi-purpose arena with both outdoor and indoor facilities,[3] after its completion the university students could access its facilities in late 2011.[4]

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Commonwealth Games Delhi,2010 2
  • Transport 3
  • References 4

Overview

Features
Orientation – North South
Insulated roofing system
Rain water harvesting
Sewerage treatment plant
Providing VRF system for grand stand building (HVAC system)
Use of ozone system (at main venue and Netball training venue’s HVAC system) to have bacteria

and microbes free environment thus reducing the net tonnage of air conditioning required

Landscaping with plantation of trees having good dust, noise and gaseous pollutant absorbing quality
Use of silent type DG sets using low sulphur diesel oil
Use of dry type transformers
Use of structural glazing/glass for natural light
Hi-tech Irrigation system for field of play having facility of collecting the water

which passes through the root zone of the grass, for re-use after treatment

Use of recycled water for HVAC, horticulture and flushing
Glazing with double low E-glass

Commonwealth Games Delhi,2010

Inaugurated on 15 July 2010, Delhi University Stadium hosted Rugby Sevens for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The stadium, spread over an area of 10,000 metres, also served as the training venue for Netball, Boxing, Women's Wrestling and Athletics during the Games.

Capacity 10,132
Competition Arena Bermuda Princess 77 Grass – 120 m x 70 m

The stadium has features like auto-sprinkling technology, underground drainage system, ozone system for air-freshening, a low power consuming air-conditioning system and natural grass.[1]

Transport

The Stadium is accessible via the underground Vishwavidyalay Station of the Delhi Metro railway.

References

  1. ^ a b c Delhi University 2010 Commonwealth Games website.
  2. ^ "Delhi University gets swanky new stadium".  
  3. ^ "A guide to Delhi University facilities: All play".  
  4. ^ "Brand new". The Times of India. Jan 3, 2012. 

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