70 percent rooms completed for Commonwealth Games

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New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): The review of the hotel projects coming up for the Commonwealth Games in the national capital has indicated that 7,307 rooms have been completed, which is 70 percent of the overall 10,540 'Definite' rooms.

This was revealed after the 27th meeting of the 'Task Force' constituted for the purpose of monitoring the augmentation of hotel accommodation in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi.

The performance of hotel projects of Haryana is commendable as 85 percent of the 6,766 'Definite' rooms have been already completed and efforts are being made to complete the balance rooms as early as possible, Tourism Ministry said in a press release.

Several hotels in Haryana are in the process of receiving the completion certificate and are likely to be inaugurated in the coming few months.

The hotel promoters are striving to complete the projects and operationalize the hotels by March 31 in ordered to receive the benefits of the Five Year Tax Holiday announced by the Government for hotels coming up for the Games in the NCR, the press release added.

The progress made by all the segments for the overall availability of rooms from the existing hotels, new hotel projects, licensed guest houses, bed and breakfast establishment and DDA housing units located at Vasant Kunj was found to be satisfactory. (ANI)

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