Gill inspects Nehru stadium & SP Mukherjee Swimming Complex

New Delhi: Sports Minister M S Gill visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and S P Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex here to review the progress of the construction work at both the Commonwealth Games venues.

During his visit to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, the CPWD engineers briefed Gill about the status of the ongoing civil and electrical works in the weightlifting complex as well in the main stadium.

He also took a round within the complex and inspected the ongoing work. The Sports Minister complemented the engineers for the completion of the complex work of roof installation.

The engineers also informed the Minister that the turf will be laid from in the main stadium.

Gill also directed the engineers to work faster so as to complete the stadium within the schedule time-frame.

Later in the day, he also visited the S P Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex and reviewed the on-going construction progress there.