Home arena for DDKC
The Thyagaraj Sport Complex is a sports stadium in New Delhi, India inaugurated on April 2 nd 2010. It is owned by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, and was built from scratch at a cost of Rs. 300 crore (US$65m).Designed by leading architects PTM of Australia and Kapoor & Associates of Delhi, the stadium was built as a venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and is named after the South Indian music composer Thyagaraj. Apart from the CWG, it hosted the 2010’s Netball competition, National basketball championships, then the middle Asian qualifiers for the Asian basketball championship and the Asian junior table tennis championships. The Delhi Soccer Association holds its league matches on the soccer field in the complex spread over 16.5 acres, which also has an athletic track, five tennis courts and a state-of- the-art gymnasium. It has also been the Official Home Arena for “DABANG DELHI KABADDI CLUB” for the past 3 seasons of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi league.
Boasting world-class infrastructure, the multipurpose air-conditioned stadium has a total seating capacity for 5,823 people and car parking for 450 vehicles in the basement thus offering the perfect atmosphere a Dabang experience for home matches.
About The Arena:
Thyagaraj Stadium was built with green technologies such as the use of fly ash bricks in construction. The complex is an RCC structure composed of building components such as Footings, Columns, Beams & Slabs with steel incorporated in its structure that provide it stability. The stadium features water management systems such as rainwater harvesting, sewage treatment with a capacity of 200,000 litres per day, dual flush systems and sensor-based faucets. Landscaping is being done with an emphasis on native species and reduction in soil toxicity. It is India’s first-ever model Green Venue. Thyagaraj Stadium has set a benchmark by providing complete lighting using solar energy. In addition, building-integrated photovoltaic cells allow the stadium to feed electricity to the grid. The Complex is also equipped with a 2.5 MW Dual Fuel Gas Turbine to feed emergency electricity at Stadium. This Sport Complex has been awarded the Gold rating by Indian Green Building Council for its Green Features.
You do not have to be a Kabaddi aficionado experience this wonderful stadium which is a testament to the progress and development of sports in our country. Come and join us as we celebrate the pride of DDKC at our home turf.
Taking inspiration from our Green Stadium we, DDKC are a socially responsible team and believe in the adage, “Resources of the nation belong to everybody, Use them wisely”. This has helped us establish an alliance with multiple NGO’s such as Water Conservation, Plant More Trees, Use Green Energy, Preserve Wildlife to name a few. We hope that even you take the Green pledge and contribute your bit towards making the environment and the society a lot greener!