Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved Rs 35 crore to set up state-of-the-art gyms and fitness centres at all divisional headquarters cities/towns, the state government said in a statement.
Open gyms will also be set up at each district headquarter city, it said.
As per the proposal, state-of-the-art gyms and fitness centres will be opened in the state's seven divisional headquarter cities -- Jaipur (Sawai Mansingh Stadium), Jodhpur (Barkatullah Khan Stadium), Ajmer, Bikaner, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Kota at a cost of Rs 32.50 crore.
Additionally, open gyms will be set up at all district headquarter towns/cities at a cost of Rs 2.50 crore.
Gehlot had announced the opening of gyms and fitness centres in all divisions and open gyms in district headquarters towns/cities in the budget for 2022-23. The decision was aimed to help local residents improve their health.
(Inputs from PTI)