Day 45 : 1-Apr-15


Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 1-Apr-15:

  1. Delhi government to give Rs 1 crore to families of security personnel killed on duty in the city from a special fund. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. The Delhi Government has decided to double the strength of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) and its budgetary allocation. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. The AAP government is reviving the ‘Dilli Swavlamban Yojana’ to ensure pension benefits to workers in unorganised sector under the National Pension Scheme. (Source)
  4. Delhi Police’s vigilance department has been receiving nearly three times more complaints against alleged police inaction every day since Arvind Kejriwal became the chief minister. As many as 25 complaints have been lodged on an average per day. (Source)
  5. Health minister Satyendar Jain has written to Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu asking him to cancel land lease of 18 hospital projects that never took off. (Source)
  6. The Delhi Government hikes minimum wages for all categories of labourers in the city 5% in Delhi. (Source1) (Source2)

Related News:

  1. The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and employees of the body to ensure that no waste is thrown on city roads. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wish to have Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer and whistle-blower Sanjeev Chaturvedi in his team is not likely to come true soon. (Source)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has postponed public hearing for a fortnight due to the ongoing renovation work. (Source)
  4. BJP councillors have termed the reports of the Aam Aadmi Party Government’s plan to takeover the cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation as ‘political gimmick’. (Source)
  5. Municipal workers on Wednesday threatened to extend their strike to South and North Delhi, even as employees in East Delhi resumed work after a five-day agitation for salaries. (Source)
  6. The Delhi government and the Centre are on a collision course, as people are choking due to the rising pollution in the city. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. Delhi residents develop smokers’ lungs by the age of 35 without ever having smoked because of the city’s alarmingly high pollution levels. (Source)
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