Monday, June 15, 2009

Standard Coordination Committee reviews progress of 2010 CWG

The Coordination Committee for the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Friday reviewed the New Delhi's preparation for the sporting extravaganza next year and found the progress satisfactory.

Sports Minister MS Gill chaired the meeting also attended by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi and officials from Tourism Ministry, Delhi Development Authority and other departments.

"The progress of all the stadia built by Sports Authority of India and DDA were reviewed and found satisfactory," a ministry official said.

"Security arrangement, medical facilities, city infrastructure, volunteer recruitment and their training, police and traffic arrangements everything was assessed in the meeting," he added.

Tourism Ministry officials spelled out plans for the accommodation of tourists,while construction of the Commonwealth Games Village also came up for review.

"The Minister assured all the stakeholders that adequate fund has been provided for all the activities and money should not be a concern," the official said.

The Coordination Committee also decided to set up another committee comprising officials from Sports Ministry, representatives from Delhi government and organizing committee to review the progress in construction of various facilities and report to the Ministry every fortnight.