Saturday, July 31, 2010

Thumbs-up from the top

Manmohan satisfied with CWG preparation
(Press Trust of India) - Even as controversy surrounds the Commonwealth Games for alleged corruption and tardy progress in construction of projects, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed satisfaction over the preparations for the mega event and said it will be a successful one.
"I reviewed the situation with Cabinet Secretary yesterday and I am satisfied that all necessary preparations will be in place by the deadline fixed," he told reporters here.
 "We look forward to a very successful games," Singh said when asked about corruption in the projects for the Games which will be held in October this year.
Incidentally, an inspection by the Central Vigilance Commission has found serious discrepancies like award of works at higher rates to bidders, poor quality of construction and grant of work to ineligible agencies in different Commonwealth Games-related construction works carried out by various departments here.

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