Security arrangements for C'wealth Games reviewd: Chidambaram

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New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Monday said security arrangements for the Commonwealth Games have been reviewed in consultation with Delhi police and other security forces.

"Security arrangements for the Commonwealth Games were reviewed in consultation with Delhi police and the CPMFs. Six companies of CPMF were deployed for the test events held between May 23-30, 2010," said Chidambaram while presenting the month report card of the MHA for the month of May.

"On the request of the Government of West Bengal, 48 additional CPMF companies were deployed for the municipal elections on May 30, 2010," he informed. e also said: "The supply, installation, integration and commissioning of the C4i (Command, Control, Coordination and Communication Centre) project for the Delhi Police HQs was sanctioned at a cost of Rs 15.39 crore."

"Under the MPF Scheme, Rs. 9.25 crore was sanctioned for the UTs," Chidambaram said.

"On May 4, 2010, the Daman and Diu Marine Fishing (Amendment) Regulations were notified," he further stated. (ANI)

Story first published: Monday, May 31, 2010, 22:36 [IST]
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