Published on May 11th, 20151
Mumbai gets modernised air rifle shooting range
The State Governor inaugurates a modernised air rifle shooting range at Dadar; it has trained several shooters in nine years.
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The Governor of Maharashtra Ch Vidyasagar Rao recently inaugurated the modernised Air Rifle Shooting Range at Swatantryaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak, Dadar, Mumbai. Ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat, Chairman of the Swatantryaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak Ranjit Savarkar, former MP Bharat Kumar Raut, Trustee Manjiri Marathe and many national shooting players were present on the occasion.
Said Ranjit Savarkar, “The Rifle Shooting Range has produced several national and international shooters. The Range has been modernised by incorporating the latest Hybrid 8 lane Olympic Standard Target System. This is the only non-Government range in India to have modern facilities.”
The 10- meter Rifle Shooting Range was inaugurated by Anjali Bhagwat and Suma Shirur on February 19, 2006.
Vishwajeet Shinde is the Chief Coach at the Range. During the last nine years, more than 3700 students have received basic training at the Range.