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Apr 08

Lt. Gen. Nobel Thamburaj, Army Commander, Southern Command, visited the office of CYG Pune 2008
April 21st, 2008: Lt. Gen. Nobel Thamburaj, GOC-in-C, Southern Command, called on Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, MP and Chairman of the Organising Committee of CYG Pune 2008 and CWG Delhi 2010 at the CYG Pune office on 19th April ‘08.

During his visit, the Chairman and the team from the CYG Secretariat briefed him on the preparations for the Games. The briefing and the presentations were made by the different functional areas.

He assured Mr. Kalmadi of full support from the Army for organizing the Games in October. He said that the Army will also provide all possible assistance for the conduct of the opening and closing ceremonies, military bands, communication equipment required for the Games, medical support in terms of manpower and equipment, sports specialists, security equipment and logistics support for the Games.

Post the meeting at the CYG office, Lt. Gen. Thamburaj visited the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex accompanied by Lt. Gen. Ashok Kapur, ADG, Youth Games. He was taken around the various venues and the Games Village being developed.
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