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MCD seeks Rs 1,500 cr for games from Govt

delhi Updated: Oct 12, 2009 23:39 IST
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With less than a year left for the Commonwealth games, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has asked the Delhi government to release Rs. 1,500 crore for various Games-related projects.

Mayor Kanwar Sain is also going to meet the Delhi chief minister over the issue.

“We want to put all relevant projects on fast track but we don’t have the funds to start the construction,” said Sain.

“The MCD is blamed for all delays but when it comes to releasing funds the Delhi government is not doing anything.”

According to the MCD, funds are required for projects relate to roads, engineering, environmental management services and

Sheila Dikshit had earlier said funds to the civic agency would only be released depending on performance.

According to the civic agency, even the Centre had asked the Delhi government to release funds for timely completion of all projects.

The BJP-led MCD and the state government have been involved in a war of words the past few months.