Government allocates Rs 98650 million for Commonwealth Games

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New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Union Government has estimated Rs 98650 million for the up coming Commonwealth Games, at Delhi.

Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Pratik Patil stated in a written reply to Congress MP Ramchandra Khuntia in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

Patil also said, out of estimated Rs 98650 million, the Central Government has approved for the release of Rs. 17700 million to the Delhi Government, for various sports, and civic projects related to the Commonwealth Games, 2010.

The projects of Delhi Government would entail expenditure of Rs. 90000 million and Delhi Government would meet the balance funds from their own resources, Patil informed members.atil also assured the house that the work related to the Commonwealth Games would be completed in time for the Games. (ANI)

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