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Presented by Sobhan Sengupta

Corruption and favouritism. 3. 2. . Escalating costs. Delay and lack of control mechanism.What are the charges in CWG scam? 1.

• Money unaccounted for. • Contracts awarded to friends & relatives of politicians. . • Contracts awarded without any tender notice.Corruption & favouritism • Award of work contracts at higher prices and to ineligible agencies.

• Behind schedule.Delay & lack of control mechanism • Poor quality standards and lack of preventive mechanism (to rectify deviations). • Games village . .not fit for living.

• In 2010 it became over 70.Escalating costs • Initial budget estimated by IOA in 2003 for hosting was estimated at 2500 cr.000 cr . .

. Racism allegations.Other problems • • • • • • Labour laws violations. Sporting controversies. Poor ticket sales and attendance. Fear of dengue outbreak. Safety and security concerns.

Formation of special investigation committee By PM • The probe committee will be led by former CAG of India VK Shungloo. . Other agencies involved in probe are: • CBI • ED • CVC The committee has been given three months time to submit its report.

2. So what then should be the yardstick for the necessity of events like CWG?? . CWG was vital to India’s standing and its great power ambitions.Was CWG really worth it? Two contrasting views: 1. Good money is being wasted on hosting CWG.

Benefit • Infrastructure improvement Sporting legacy Interest in games • • . • Social Costs. • Revenues fell short of expectation.Cost-Benefit Analysis Cost • Burden on exchequer.

• India wanted to escape its image as a poor country.Why was India at fault? • Hurry for international recognition. • Losing sight of its real challenges. .

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