Day 43 : 30-Mar-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 30-Mar-15:

  1. Moving towards fulfilling one of its major poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday, 5th April will re-launch the anti-corruption helpline 1031. (Source)
  2. The Delhi Government’s Anti-Corruption Branch on Monday arrested a school principal accused of embezzling funds meant for the welfare of students. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Aam Aadmi Party Delhi MLAs and volunteers sprung into action on Monday starting a safari abhiyan of their own to clean up the mess created by striking safai karamcharis. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday announced a series of measures that will be implemented as part of its summer action plan : increasing the fleet of water tankers, setting up two dozen emergency control rooms, installing new tube-wells and booster pumping stations among other measures. (Source1)
  5. Delhi government held a “brain-storming” session with heads of all its departments and local bodies last week, to find solutions to the cash-crunch that the civic bodies are facing. (Source)
  6. Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Satyendra Jain reviews three stranded road projects. Road between Wazirabad and Swarup Nagar, and another between Wazirabad and Vikaspuri will be completed by December 31, 2015. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. Fearing a police crackdown, hefty fine makes gutka ban work in Delhi. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Nearly six months after the launch of the nationwide Swachh Bharat campaign, the Capital’s municipal corporations are yet to receive funding to strengthen their sanitation services. (Source)
  2. Blaming BJP’s Centre government for the ongoing financial crisis in Delhi’s three municipal corporations, Congress leaders claimed that the Union budget had reduced the yearly allocation to the bodies by over Rs 600 crore. (Source)
  3. National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeks plan regarding the establishment of a hazardous waste disposal unit in Bawana and Narela. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  4. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed directions, ordering confiscation of vehicles being used in illegal dumping of building or waste material on roads. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The Delhi High Court asks police to take action against sale of acid. (Source1) (Source2)

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