Ready for probe, says Kalmadi
Great sucess of CWG at delhi is over now the government is going to launch probe on game against the corruption charges in prepration for game.
Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Saturday said he is ready to provide support to the Prime Minister-appointed high-level committee formed to look into allegations of corruption related to the conduct of the Commonwealth Games.
Kalmadi, already under fire from various quarters over delays and charges of corruption ranging from favouritism in award of contracts to expensive hiring of training equipment, welcomed the government’s initiative to launch a probe into the matter and hoped that the report covers all aspects.
“The Honourable Prime Minister has appointed a committee to probe into all matters relating to the Commonwealth Games. We welcome the initiative and hope that it will be comprehensive, covering all aspects. The Organising Committee (OC) will be happy to provide all support to the panel,” Kalmadi said in an OC release.
The committee, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) V.K. Shunglu, will submit its report to the Prime Minister within three months.
The announcement came even as the CAG stepped into the picture to conduct assessment of various projects related to the CWG with officials set to visit all the stadia and go through records.
Kalmadi also thanked people of Delhi for helping the OC live up to its promise of a great Games.