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Thyagaraj Sports Complex

Thyagaraj Sports Complex is built especially for Delhi 2010’s Netball competition. Inaugurated on 2 April 2010 by Mrs. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi, the Stadium is India’s first Netball stadium and is named after the 18th century south Indian poet-composer Thyagaraj (4 May 1767 – 6 January 1847).

It is India’s first-ever model Green Venue built with the latest green building technologies. The stadium has an R.C.C. structure with steel roofing and the flooring work has been done by using granite, recycled PVC, carpets, epoxy and Kota stone. The stadium has maple wood flooring in the central arena.

Shuttle Drop-off Points Park and Walk By Metro

Capacity 4,494
Competition Arena One match court; two warm-up courts
Competition Date 4-14 October 2010
Entry Gate Number 4
Distance from Games Village 15 km

Green Initiatives

Orientation – North South
Rain water harvesting
Effluent treatment plant
Grid interactive 1 megawatt (MW) solar energy
    Heat insulation through:
  • Walls with hollow concrete blocks/cavity walls
  • Glazing with double insulated glass
  • Thermal insulation on roof and wall
    Conservation of water through:
  • Use of recycled water for flushing and horticulture
  • Dual knob flushing cisterns
  • Gas based turbine (2.5 MW)
  • Vapour absorption machine

Getting There

By Metro
Spectators may avail of Delhi Metro services from any part of Delhi NCR to reach INA Market Metro Station from where the Venue West Gate Number 4 is 800 metres.
Shuttle Drop-off Points
Spectators who avail of the shuttle service (bus route via Ganganath Marg) from anywhere in Delhi can de-board at Thyagaraj Park and walk down a distance of 200 metres to the venue (West Gate Number 4).
Park and Walk
Spectators can park their vehicles at the following parking areas and walk down to the venue:
    Kendriya Vidyalay School, Vikas Sadan to Venue Gate (Number 4) -100 metres Sarvodya Vidyalaya to Venue Gate (Number 4) - 150 metres