Upenn state will become the first state in the country to allow private clubs to operate sports and leisure centres in the state.

State chief minister Ashok Kumar Agarwal has announced that upenn sports club will be allowed to operate at the sports facilities.

The state government has said it will allow private club to be set up at various sports and recreation centres.

There are around 2,200 sports clubs operating in the western state.

A private sports club has been set up in the city of Pune.