The Indira Gandhi Arena, located at the Indraprastha Estate in the eastern region of New Delhi, is the largest indoor sports arena in India and the second-largest in Asia and the World. Built by the Government of India in 1982 in order to host the indoor games events in the Asiad Games, the arena's grounds cover an area of . Since its construction, the arena hosted a number of other tournaments as well. The facility seats 25,000 people and is named after former Prime Minister of IndiaIndira Gandhi.
Since its inception, the arena has been repeatedly renovated and modernized. Equipped with soundproof synthetics walls, lighting systems, and audio system, the arena will undergo another round of renovation to prepare it for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
It has been renovated for the 2010 Commonwealth Games at a cost of Rs. 240 crore.
A new air-conditioned Velodrome has been built costing Rs 150 crore (U$33.76 million).