Monday, April 19, 2010

UD Ministry to spend $186.72 million on infrastructure for 2010 CWG

India's Ministry of Urban Development has allocated Rupees 8.29 billion ($186.72 million) to Delhi Development Authority (DDA), for infrastructure developments in connection with the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which are scheduled to be held in Delhi between October 3 and October 14, 2010. The funds will be used to develop the games village and other competition and training venues.

So far, an amount of Rupees 6.52 billion ($146.85 million) has been released to DDA for infrastructure development and DDA has confirmed that an amount of Rupees 5.89 billion ($132.66 million) has been utilized for these works.