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Aiyar to head C'wealth Games apex committee

The committee will have the power and responsibility for overseeing and coordinating the Games to be hosted by New Delhi.

india Updated: May 24, 2006 18:09 IST

Sports minister Mani Shankar Aiyar was on Wednesday appointed chairman of the Apex Committee for the 2010 Commonwealth Games which has been reconstituted by the Government.

The committee will have the power and responsibility for overseeing and coordinating the Games to be hosted by New Delhi.

The minutes of all the other committees related to the conduct of the event shall be submitted to the Apex Committee periodically for its information.

The Chairman of the Apex Committee will have the power to call for such information which he deems fit and to give such guidance that may be required, according to a release issued by the Press Information Bureau.

The other members of the reconstituted committee are: former union minister Ram Niwas Mirdha, NASSCOM President Kiran Karnik, Volleyball Federation of India President Dr P Sivanthi Adityan (Subject to confirmation), ICICI Chairman and MD KV Kamath, Former Additional Chief Secretary, Maharashtra, S Shankar Menon, Former Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Prof Deepak Nayyar, Former Comptroller & Auditor General of India VK Shunglu, Senior Advocate Supreme Court KTS Tulsi, Chairman of HCL Technologies Shiv Nadar, former Chairman Railway Board Prakash Narain, Senior Advocate V S Ailawadi, and Secretary Youth Affairs & Sports Dr SY Quraishi, who will be the convenor and member secretary of the committee.