Gill says stadiums for Commonwealth Games will be completed on time

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New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Sports Minister M S Gill on Tuesday admitted that there have been some lapses in the preparation of venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

He, however, assured that recovery plans have been put in place to complete all infrastructure related projects on time.

"The sports infrastructure work is progressing satisfactory. There have been instances of slippage in a few project milestones for which appropriate recovery schedules have been prepared and it is estimated that all the projects will be completed as per schedule," Gill said, responding to a query during the Question Hour in Lok Sabha.

Gill also informed the House about the penalties being imposed on the defaulters.

"Delhi Development Authority has imposed a penalty of 50 lakh rupees on the contractor for delay in completion of squash court in Siri Fort Complex," he said. (ANI)

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Story first published: Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 17:01 [IST]
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