Govt reviews security for Commonwealth Games

Updated: May 05, 2010, 21:56 PM IST

New Delhi: The government today reviewed the
steps being taken to ensure foolproof security for the
Commonwealth Games to be held here in October.

A meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary G K Pillai here
discussed security-related concerns and issues with senior
personnel of central paramilitary forces, Delhi Police, civic
agencies -- Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and New Delhi
Municipal Council (NDMC)-- and Home Ministry officials.

Pillai has taken the stock of arrangements being made by
Delhi Police and other stakeholders to ensure safety and
security during the mega sporting events, sources said.

City Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal gave a detailed
presentation regarding the arrangements being made by Delhi
Police.

Officials expressed satisfaction over successful
completion of World Cup Hockey tournament held here recently.

They said various security-related concerns and issues
were also discussed to allay fears, especially from the mind
of foreign players and delegates during the meeting which
lasted for about two hours.

Commonwealth Games are due here between October 3 and 14
this year.

PTI