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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium


  • To preserve the iconic character of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, an innovative design for roof over seating tier has been provided this is the one of the largest membrane roof system in the world. 
  • The supporting system for 71 m span projected PTFE membrane roof over seating tier independent but coherent with the existing retrofitting structure.
  • State-of-the-art technology for the system of sports lighting and public address.
  • The membrane of the roof will be illuminated during night hours with state-of-the-art façade lighting to relieve the spectators of monotony.
  • An air-conditioned tunnel for the performers of the opening and closing ceremonies inside the stadium below the athletes track and arena.
  • Special retrofitting with steel jacketing of 512 columns.
  • Ring of fire, lighting provided on the cat-walk of J.N. Stadium to give glare free FOP lighting.
  • Façade lighting in J.N. Stadium will cover 54,000 sqm. of membrane which will provide a crown shape to the stadium.
  • Type : Outdoor Stadium with seating covered by PTFE membrane roof


Seating Capacity


60,000 Fixed Seats

Total Floor area


43500 sq. m.

Entrance / Egress


14 Ramps For Upper Seating 4 Interior  Ramps For Lower Seating, Stairs, Lifts & Escalators

Score Boards


Electronic Score Boards & Video Screens

Sports Disciplines


Athletics, Weightlifting, Football, Volleyball, Archery, badminton, basketball, Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Fitness Centre

Sports Facilities


Synthetic Athletic Tracks - 9 Lane  Warm up area – Track & Field, Warm up area – Throwing Temporary Fitness Center

Lighting / PA system


Sports Lighting & PAs from Suspended Catwalk

Barrier Free Access


Access & Amenities provided


  • VIP & VVIP Lounges at the Western Entry Access via Stairs, Lifts & Escalators
  • Fully Air-conditioned Facilities of International Standard for VIPs, Athletes, Media & Technical Officials
  • The new approach ramps have been designed to provide an evacuation time lesser than 6 minutes as per international standards. Indigenously available high strength steel plates have been considered in the design. The steel fabrication and erection work would be done through Indian agencies, locally.

JNS - Lawn Bowl

  • Outdoor Stadium with Four Synthetic Competition Greens
  • Seating for 2500 spectators
  • Electronic Score Board & Video Screen
  • Fully Air-conditioned Facilities of International Standard for VIPs, Athletes, Media & Technical Officials
  • High Mast Sports Lighting and PA system

JNS – Weightlifting

  • Unique in design, both architectural and structural.
  • From outside it appears like an egg shell.
  • This venue has been so designed that in the legacy use it will be the largest auditorium in Delhi with a dedicated double basement parking
  • State of art sports lighting and public address system.
  • Indoor Stadium - Fully Air-conditioned
  • Seating Capacity of 2172 persons
  • Two level underground parking for 300 PCUs
  • Twelve warm up stations and a main podium
  • Electronic Score Board & Video Screen
  • Barrier free access
  • Facilities of International Standard for VIPs,  Athletes, Spectators, Media & Technical Officials.
  • State of Art Infrastructure & Finishes


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