Banaras Hindu University: Centralised sports complex soonEditorial Team69|0Last Updated:02:14 pm, August 29, 2012
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will soon create a centralised sports complex for students of all faculties and departments.
A proposal has also been sent to build sports complex with several play grounds for various sports.
The centralised sports complex will help reduce the pressure on other playgrounds as well as help in the formation of university teams.
BHU currently has a football ground, cricket ground, basket ball court, two volleyball courts, three tennis courts, five squash courts, a swimming pool. The university also has facilities for various indoor games like yoga, archery.
About Banaras Hindu University(BHU)
Banaras Hindu University is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, BHU is one of the largest residential universities in Asia, with over 20,000 students.
The university's main campus spread over 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) was built on land donated by the Kashi Naresh, the hereditary ruler of Banaras. The Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, spread over 2,700 acres (11 km2), hosts the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Agriculture Science Centre) and is located in Barkachha in Mirzapur district, about 60 km (37 mi) from Banaras.