The Indira Gandhi Arena located at the Indraprastha Estate in the eastern region of New Delhi was commissioned by the Delhi Development Authority in the lead up to the 1982 Asian Games. It is the largest indoor sports arena in India and the second largest in Asia and the world.

Playing host to the indoor games during 1982 Asiad, the arena's grounds covered an area of 102 acres. The stadium has been divided two equal halves by a soundproof and fireproof synthetics wall. The facility includes a fully air-conditioned main indoor arena with a seating capacity of 25,000 persons. Also, the stadium is well equipped with intricate audio and lighting systems, making it adequate for coloured television transmission- something that was state-of-the-art among all developing countries in the early 1980s.

" We were able to create a landmark iconic project. One of the largest stadiums in India, it has hosted biggest of the sports events in India. Asian Games and Commonwealth Games are only a few to name."

- Shashi Prabhu
New Delhi, India
Project Size
60,387 sq. mt.
Project Status
Completed in 1982
Project Cost
INR 32 Cr.
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Project Management