Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

2010 Games: Gill satisfied with work at stadiums

He inspected the Indira Gandhi stadium on Monday.

IANS

Updated:December 8, 2009, 12:42 AM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
2010 Games: Gill satisfied with work at stadiums
He inspected the Indira Gandhi stadium on Monday.

New Delhi: Sports Minister MS Gill on Monday visited the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex and voiced confidence that it would be ready in time for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.

The venue will host the gymnastic, wrestling and cycling events. The delay in constructing the Games venues led to Gill facing a volley of questions in Parliament last week.

The minister said there was still time left for the venues to be readied for the Games scheduled in October next year.

"I know we were behind schedule but we need to make sure that we do not compromise on quality and safety," he said.

"Most of the work will be finished by December and the rest will be done by January or February. The Games are in October, so we still have a lot of time," Gill told reporters after inspecting the stadium.

The work at the cycling velodrome began late and it raised speculation whether it can be finished on time.

"There was a debate over the cycling velodrome but we started it only in January 2009 as there were some issues to be sorted out. I think the Sports Authority of India and all the engineers are doing a fine job," he added.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results