Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Delhi demands Rs 2,000 cr from Centre for CWG

The Delhi government today demanded Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre for the preparation of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) that is scheduled to be held in the National Capital from October 3-14.

"I have said we need at least Rs 2,000 crore.... This year, we got about Rs 1,000 crore for CWG and some money from JNNURM," Delhi Finance Minister A K Walia told reporters after a pre-Budget interaction with Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

He said the preparation for CWG is going on at a satisfactory pace.

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