In view of the austerity measures, the Prime Minister's delegation for G-20 Summit in Pittsburg in the US has been pruned a bit. At least two officials and three members of the official media have been dropped from the delegation that will leave for the four-day visit on Wednesday, official sources said in New Delhi [ Images ] on Tuesday.
Among those dropped from the delegation is an official each of Press Information Bureau and the Ministry of External Affairs, they said. Also dropped are a correspondent each of Doordarshan and All India [ Images ] Radio and two members of the Films Division. The government has launched the austerity drive for curtailing expenses.