Day 61 : 17-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 17-Apr-15:

  1. Home Minister Satyendra Jain said the government is making provisions in unauthorised colonies to clear encroachments to provide easy access to fire tenders, Commemorating Fire Safety week. (Source)
  2. In a historical first, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has recruited its first woman driver. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. Delhi’s AAP government on Friday decided to appoint a special officer to supervise the implementation of Justice GR Majithia Wage Board recommendations concerning journalists and other employees of print news organizations. (Source)
  4. Delhiites will have a say in the development of their neighbourhoods. To fulfil its manifesto promise of Swaraj (self-rule), the AAP government is making citizens participants in governance. (Source)
  5. On the launch of the Fire Safety Week on Friday, the Delhi government announced that a fire training institute will be set up in Budhanpur Majra Village. (Source)
  6. Delhi transport minister Gopal Rai says that Government is looking to introduce 1,000 buses. hese will primarily ply in the outer Delhi areas as these routes are badly affected. (Source)

Related News:

  1. BSES tries to impress power minister Satyendra Jain, lands in soup. He demands an explanation on the cost incurred for setting up the temporary building. (Source)
  2. 10 days after he complained that AAP volunteers had misbehaved with him, Ashish Joshi gets marching orders. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the government and the Railways board to look into expediting the release of land for constructing landfills. (Source)
  5. The Delhi Police on Thursday started the trial run of an app and a website for lodging online FIRs in motor vehicle theft cases. (Source)
  6. The Yamuna is almost dead, the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) report says. (Source)
  7. The transport department of Delhi has issued a list of 402 ‘halt-and-go’ stands for three-wheeler scooter rickshaws (TSRs). (Source)

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