The Delhi government's PWD has rejected the latest alternate proposal of
the Urban Arts Commission. In order to prevent digging through the
archaeological site between Purana Quila and the Humayun's Tomb, the
Commission had suggested a road along the ring rail track that would
connect directly with Nehru Stadium.
After a stand-off between the Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) and
the Delhi Urban Arts Commission (DUAC) for one and a half years, the
Cabinet Secretary has now appointed a three-member panel. The
Ahmedabad-based panel will look into the project details and come up
with a final verdict on the matter.
NEW DELHI, December 27: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has
approved the competition schedule of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games,
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi said here on
"The DUAC [Delhi Urban Arts Commission] has accorded for the
construction of the Games Village, but the underground tunnel has met
with some opposition. We are working out alternative ways to solve this