27 September, 2010

Sponsors for CWG are....

According to Organising Committee (OC) officials, a total of 10 sponsors and partners of the CWG have committed to giving Rs 390 crore despite the Railways, the lead partner, yet to give its promised Rs 100 crore. Other sponsors have also delayed their contributions.

Besides Railways, other PSUs who have committed sponsorship money are Air India (Rs 35 crore), Central Bank of India (Rs 50 crore) and NTPC (Rs 50 crore). Airtel is understood to have offered sponsorship of USD 1 million (about Rs 4.5 crore) to the organisers.Coca Cola, Reebok and Hero Honda are among the few private firms that have come forwardAll sponsorship money will not necessarily be in cash as some will be in kind also.