The Lodha panel, in its report, has recommended that the cricket stadiums should be made accessible to other sports like tennis and hockey, which they feel will generate revenue for the state associations.
In fact the four relegated units from Maharashtra and Gujarat will also fall in that purview, a recommendation which many feel is not feasible for all practical purposes.
The above mentioned recommendation is on Page 78 of the Final Report (Volume 1) in Chapter under the header of 'Constitution and functioning of Members'.
The Committee recommends: To make the existing stadia amenable to other sports by providing for alternate surfaces to be laid (Astroturf for hockey, Carpet for tennis, etc) so that income may be generated and there would be all round development of sport, care being taken not to damage the pitch. But they should not be used for public functions where thousands will stomp on the ground.

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