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Inauguration of the newly laid Tiger Turf in RKC by the Chief Minister of Gujarat , Shri Vijay Rupani
08 Jul 2017

The Rajkumar College of Rajkot has added another feather to its cap by laying out the state of a Art “Tiger Turf” on its North Ground. It was a mega project undertaken by the Principal of the school so that the students get the chance to play on turfs of international level and get the desired exposure. The entire North Ground has been covered (1.48 lacks sq. metre). The turf will be used for playing Hockey, Football and Volleyball. Along with it, it will also be used for Athletic meets and practices – has 200 m and 100 m tracks.

The project was undertaken by Mr Arup Sarkar of M/s Sarkar Trade Links Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara who has a monopoly in such projects in the Western India. The Tiger Turf is a product of New Zealand. The work was started in the month of March, 2017 and in a record time, it has been completed. Latest technology has been used which will be supplemented by features like rain water harvesting & injury minimisation.

The new look North Ground was inaugurated by The Honourable Chief Minister Of Gujarat – Shri Vijay Rupani on the 8th of July, 2017. He reached Rkc at 1:15 pm and left by 3:30 pm. He was received at our prestigious Bhavsinhji Hall by the Trustees, Members of the Founding families and the Principal, Mr Shankar Singh Adhikari. After the inaugural ceremony, he kick started the Football and the Hockey Grounds, too.

Our Board of Trustees who were present –DS Shri Mahipal Wala (President of the Board of Trustees), HH Maharaja Raol  Shri Vijaysinhji  of Bhavnagar, TS Chhatrasalsinji of Limdi, TS Shri Chaitanyadevsinh of Wadhwan, TS Shri Krishnakumarsinhji  of Chuda and DS Shri Karnisinhji of Patdi.