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MCD asked to expedite Games work

Not satisfied with MCD's preparations for next year's Commonwealth Games, Delhi Government today asked the civic agency to expedite works on projects related to the sporting event.

delhi Updated: Oct 22, 2009 20:51 IST

Not satisfied with MCD's preparations for next year's Commonwealth Games, Delhi Government today asked the civic agency to expedite works on projects related to the sporting event.

The instruction came from Finance Minister A K Walia after he took stock of progress of various projects being undertaken by the civic agency.

Walia, along with Mayor Kanwar Sain, visited various project sites, including the Vivek Vihar area, where railway is constructing a railway under bridge (RUB).

The Minister also visited the Paharganj area to assess progress of works related to road beautification.

He also instructed officials concerned not to compromise on quality of work to meet the deadline.

The RUB at Vivek Vihar is scheduled to be commissioned in March 2010. It is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 8.75 crore.

The MCD has assured that it will complete its assigned work relating to construction of road and service road on both sides of the RUB.

Walia has asked the Railways to undertake construction on war footing. The construction on this project was started in December 2008.