Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal was presented a draft of Rs. 1.75 crore by Rakesh Sinha, Director (Plant) and Sanjiv Kapoor, Head – Public Affairs, as final installment of Rs. 4.00 crore donation committed by the Associated Cements Company (ACC) Barmana, here today.

Chief Minister thanked the Management of ACC for coming forward to finance the world class synthetic track construction project at Hamirpur which was bound to motivate the young and budding athletes of the State to learn the techniques from qualified coaches to compete at national and international level athletic events. He said that Himachal Pradesh had vast potential of world class sportspersons who needed world class infrastructural facilities to compete at international level. He said that the State Government was motivating business houses to come forward in lending their supportive hand in creation of such facilities to create state of the art sports infrastructure so that the energy of the youth was channelized towards constructive and positive activities.