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Dr. MS Gill, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports visits Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports City at Balewadi and CYG 2008 office
Pune, 29th July, 2008:Dr. MS Gill, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports visited the different venues at Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports City at Balewadi today along with Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, MP and Chairman, OC, CYG Pune 2008 to review the progress of the preparations for the Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in October this year

Post this, a Press Conference was organised where Dr. MS Gill received an update on the preparations and different aspects of the Games from the Organising Committee of CYG Pune 2008. He attended the Conference with the Organising Committee, chaired by Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, MP and Chairman, OC, CYG Pune 2008.

Dr. MS Gill expressed satisfaction with the world class sporting venues and the progress till date and was confident that Pune will be ready in time for the Games. “The Balewadi stadium is a very impressive complex for Commonwealth Youth Games Pune 2008 and is one of the finest facilities I have seen. CYG is doing its best to make the stadium better and it will be on time and ready for the people” said Dr. MS Gill.

Mr. Suresh Kalmadi thanked Dr. MS Gill for his continued support for the Youth Games and said “The government has invested Rs.700 crores in CYG 08 for training participants and we are sure to get a bagful of medals.”
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