Chaugan Stadium is one of the oldest and most treasured venues for Jaipur major cultural, social and sporting events. It is the biggest open space available in area-based development (ABD) area, which is the walled city area of Jaipur. Bearing the name 'Chaugan' which has several meanings (open ground and the curved end of a hockey stick), this stadium is situated between Gangori Bazaar and the City Palace.
This is also utilized for district level tournaments which happen around the year. This can supplement the sports facility available in SMS stadium and can reduce the pressure on Sawai Man Singh(SMS) Stadium, as it can be used for all type of sports.
Jaipur Smart City Limited thought upgradation of the sports facility in Chaugan Stadium. The upgraded stadium would have facilities for cricket, football, hockey, tennis, badminton, and swimming pool etc. of international standard. A dedicated parking is also getting developed to accommodate the vehicles during sports events.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs.22.09. Cr. This also includes upgradation of sports facilities in SMS stadium. The new facility which would be added at SMS Stadium would be an international level velodrome to promote bicycle race in youths.
After this project is complete JSCL is sure that children in the walled city would be motivated to participate in all the facilities developed for them at Chaughan Stadium, and Chaughan Stadium would regain its glory.