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Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range

On the backdrop of Adilabad fort towards South Delhi is Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. The shooting range is named after Dr. Karni Singh who participated in 38th World Shooting Championship in the year 1962 which was held in Cairo and won silver medal for India. Dr.Karni Singh was honoured with Arjuna Award in the year 1961 and he was the first shooter who was presented with this award. The venue is said to be the world’s best shooting range and was used at the time of 2010 Commonwealth Games. The venue is used to host major national and international shooting tournaments. World class gear is available on the shooting range to target accurate  score for pistol ranges.


The prominent site is spread across 72 acres. To its North side is ancient Tughlaqabad Fort and towards its West is Surajkund Lake and the nearest site is the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary. The location is Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, Surajkund Road, Tughlakabad Ph: +91-11-26986802. The nearest metro station is Tughlakabad and Badarpur. Visitors using their private vehicles can park their vehicles at Kant Enclave parking slot and use shuttle to reach gate number 3 of the venue.


Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range was built in the year 1982 for Asian Games and later was renovated in the year 2008. During the renovation the shooting range was fully dismantled and a new project was put in place. The refurbishment went on for 13 months altogether and its cost was Rs.150 crore approximately. The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports then opened the shooting range for public on 31st January 2010.

Eco – Friendly Features

Various green initiatives were initiated after renovation of Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. Lot of plantation and embellishment has made the site attractive. There are thousands of tree saplings which were planted in the year 2010, which has now grown to provide green shades to the visitors.


Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range is divided into six parts – a new armoury venue with ultra modern technology, 10 metre range, 25 metre range, 50 metre range, trap and skeet range and a separate final range with a seating capacity of 1,000 people. Earlier an older track was available for trap and skeet range but now new range has been built with scoring equipments. Also the trap and skeet range is an outdoor field with seating facility, the shooter has 50 firing points on the range and has shade on the head. The 10 metre shooting range is an indoor facility with centrally air-conditioned facility with power back-ups and a seating area of 500 audiences. The shooting range is equipped with bright lights suitable for audience and shooters. The venue has a brand new hostel which can accommodate around 200 sportspersons visiting this site. If you are sports enthusiast please visit Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range to check state-of-the-art technology.

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