Day 212 : 15-Sep-15


Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 15-Sep-15:

  1. Delhi vs Dengue: 10 latest Developments Including New Rules for School Clothes. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to meet representatives of private hospitals and nursing homes in New Delhi in the wake of media reports of dengue patients being allegedly refused admission. (Source)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, visited hospitals in the city for surprise checks amid anger over the death of two young boys from dengue after they were denied treatment by several hospitals. (Source)
  4. The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday discussed “various options” to ensure dengue patients are not turned away by private hospitals. (Source)
  5. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that his government is planning to bring a law under which private hospitals refusing admission to emergency patients could be penalised. (Source)
  6. The Delhi government on Tuesday sent a draft report of the chargesheet against joint commissioner ACB, M K Meena to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in connection with a curtain purchase scam. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  7. Delhi Jal Board has commissioned a 10 million litres per day capacity tertiary treatment plant at Okhla from which treated effluent will be supplied to Okhla Industrial Area and the DTC bus depot at Sukhdev Vihar for non-potable uses. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to people not to panic, and arrangements were being made to provide medical care to all those affected by dengue or any other life-threatening disease. (Source)
  2. Delhi Metro is set to reduce fairs on its Airport Express line from this Friday by up to 50 per cent. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. The President’s House, the home ministry and major hospitals were among the top offenders in an anti-dengue drive by civic officials in the heart of Delhi. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government has rejected the US-based online cab service provider Uber’s application for licence to run its taxis in the national capital. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a cost of Rs. 50,000 on the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for indiscriminate dumping and burning of municipal solid waste in East Delhi. (Source1) (Source2)
  6. With more than 1,800 dengue cases in Delhi, patients are being forced to spend large sums of money to procure platelets from private blood banks. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. South Delhi Municipal Corporation has challaned several authorities, including Delhi Jal Board, DTC Bus Depot Vasant Vihar, JNU Hostel, IIT and DPS RK Puram for mosquito breeding. (Source)
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