Aligarh, February 18: A 50 metres long and 25 metres wide, Olympic size swimming pool was inaugurated at the Women's College, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to cater sports and recreational needs of girl students and as a training facility for swimmer-athletes vying success in national level competitions.
The pool, inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor conforms to regulated dimensions that are large enough for national competitions.
Built on a University Grants Commission (UGC) grant of Rs two crore and 73 lakhs pointedly for the infrastructure and pool development of the university, the swimming pool has a depth of 1.8 meters on one side and 1.2 meters on the other with a race course of 50 metres.
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