Benefits from Delhi common wealth 2010 games

Published: 08th June 2010
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Delhi commonwealth 2010 games are the nineteenth common wealth games. Common wealth games are a multinational sports event. It is organized after every four year. Delhi 2010 games are commencing from 3rd October and will continue till 14th October.

This is for the first time that common wealth games are being organize in India. The capital city is getting prepared to gratify Delhi commonwealth 2010 players and athletes. The opening and closing ceremony will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi.

City's development has advanced a lot. The new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport will become operational soon. It has been expanded, modernized and upgraded. New airport terminal will boost tourism and will make Delhi a focal point for international tourist.

The network of Delhi metro has also expanded a lot. It will also continue to expand to all venues of commonwealth games. This project has also created many job opportunities. Metro has also become one of the most preferred modes of transport.

Delhi is also planning to introduce 2000 low floor buses. This would make traveling by public transport a pleasant experience. Add to that new over-bridges and flyovers will make traveling hassle free. Road-widening projects have also begun. Also to improve the traffic on existing roads, efforts are being made to make inner and outer ring road signal free.

Transport development and upgrading of many old structures will beautify the city.

Many hotels are being built around the vicinity of commonwealth stadium to give Delhi common wealth games players and athletes more comforts and benefits.

Delhi commonwealth 2010 games will add to the prestige of the host city and India. It would attract large number of tourist in the country. This would help in generating more revenue from tourism.

Delhi's power-generation capacity is being augmented. This would also solve the electricity problem in Delhi.

Common wealth games will also bring in economic boost. It has been estimated by the study of Price Waterhouse Cooper that India's GDP will increase by $4500 million.

All these projects have created as many as two and a half million job opportunities.

Commonwealth Games include Archery, Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling championship. All these sports will be organized at different venues. Therefore Delhi would also improve the infrastructure of these sports venue. More number of seats are being built to provide comforts to the spectators.

Thus in long run all these projects would bring many benefits though in short run it may seem to be costly.

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