The Minister said this while briefing media persons in Itanagar on Saturday after holding a review meeting with the Arunachal Pradesh government on the sports infrastructure in the state.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the three centre of excellence will be for Martial Arts, Weight Lifting and Boxing. The Minister said these centres will have a capacity of 300 sportspersons with residential facility.
The Minister said the government will also set up 12 to 15 football stadiums with Astro-turf football pitches across the state in the next three years.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju further announced that this year Arunachal Pradesh will host the North East Youth Festival.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and State’s Sports Minister Mama Natung were also present in the meeting.