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Government funding for Commonwealth Game projects entrusted to DDA.

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New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure today gave its approval for Government of India's funding to the tune of Rs.827.85 crore n. 1. Ten millions; as, a crore of rupees (which is nearly $5,000,000) s>.

Noun 1. crore - the number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million
 for the development of the Commonwealth Games Village and for up-gradation of existing sports facilities.

The Delhi Development Authority The Delhi Development Authority was created in 1955 under the provisions of the Delhi Development Act "to promote and secure the development of Delhi". History
Delhi became the focus of government activity in 1911 when the British shifted the capital from Kolkata to Delhi.
 (DDA DDA Disability Discrimination Act (1995, UK)
DDA Downtown Development Authority
DDA Doha Development Agenda
DDA Delhi Development Authority
DDA Department for Disarmament Affairs
DDA Demand Deposit Account
DDA Domain Defined Attribute
) has been entrusted with the development of the Commonwealth Games Village, competition venues for Badminton, Squash, Table Tennis, Archery (Preliminary) and Training venues for Badminton, Squash, Tennis, Swimming, Table Tennis, Gymnastics (Women's Rhythmic), Lawn Bowls, Archery, Hockey, Athletics, Weightlifting and Wrestling for the Commonwealth Games.

Based on the decisions taken at the meetings of Groups of Ministers held on 4.1.2006 and on 6.8.2007, it was decided that DDA would develop the Games Village, competition venues and training facilities.

It was also decided that for its requirement related to venue infrastructure, DDA shall seek capital grant from the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), and that Public-Private-Partnership model at NOIDA NOIDA New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (India)
NOIDA Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (India) 
 Mor near Akshardham Temple.

The competition and training venues are being developed at the Games Village, Siri Fort, Yamuna and Saket Sports complexes of DDA. (ANI)

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