The Planning Commission sanctioned establishment of
four Regional Centres of LNIPE, Gwalior (in four
regions of the country) in the 11th Five year plan.
The UPA-II Government included establishment of NERC
of the Institute in their 100-day programme. The
Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education,
North East Regional Centre, Guwahati has been
established in 2009-10 after approval of Government
of India vide letter No. 2-10/2009-ID dated
20.08.2009 and signing of a Memorandum of
Understanding between Government of Assam and LNIPE
on 14th May 2010.
The LNIPE, NERC, Guwahati is located at Tepesia
Sports Complex, Sonapur, Guwahati on the outskirts
of Guwahati City at ½ km. distance away from
Guwahati – Dimapur Road (NH-37), which was one of
the venues of 33rd National Games, 2007, initially
had an Indoor Stadium, Vellodrome, Kho-kho and
Kabaddi Ground and Archery Centre. The complex is
built in an area of 274 bighas of land.
The Institute is co-educational and fully residential
and the students are provided with Hostel facilities
having all modern and essential amenities. There are
two separate residential Blocks for Boys and Girls.
The Institute is well endowed with International
standard of sports facilities which include the
1. A multipurpose indoor hall with provisioning for
Handball Courts, Badminton Courts, Weight Lifting
Hall, Gymnasium, Judo Hall, Table-Tennis, Boxing
Ring and yoga hall.