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Rs 344 crore being spent to improve roads around CWG venues

An amount of Rs 344 crore is being spent by the Delhi Government to improve and beautify roads and footpaths in and around venues of the Commonwealth Games.

delhi Updated: Apr 20, 2010 22:47 IST

An amount of Rs 344 crore is being spent by the Delhi Government to improve and beautify roads and footpaths in and around venues of the Commonwealth Games.

Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan said the amount is being spent to improve and beautify the roads near Indira Gandhi stadium, ITO flyover, IP Marg, Rajghat, Khel Gaon, Karni Singh shooting range, Yamuna Sports complex, Delhi University, Chhatarsal Stadium and Siri Fort area.

He said all footpaths along the venues of the Games will be beautified according to international standards.

Chauhan said an amount of Rs 40.66 crore is being spent on construction of footpaths and cycle tracks near Khel Gaon, while Rs 42 crore will be spent on streetscaping near the Yamuna Sports complex.

He said different types of saplings will be planted near all the games venues.

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