Day 274 : 16-Nov-15


Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 16-Nov-15:

  1. Delhi government will soon bring an amendment in the Right to Education (RTE) Act and do away with the ‘no-detention policy’ till class VIII. (Source)
  2. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is serious about collecting VAT and cracking down on violators. (Source)
  3. Swacch Delhi App was launched by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with mayors of the three municipal corporations to make a coordinated effort to clean up the city. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. The Delhi government has directed all its bureaucrats to seek prior approval from ministers concerned before speaking to the media. (Source)
  5. The winter session of the Delhi Assembly is likely to be a stormy affair, with the Cabinet deciding to approve an amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). (Source)
  6. The Delhi Government’s decision to amend the Delhi School Education Act, 1973, will provide a huge relief to parents burdened by the exorbitant fee charged by private schools for nursery admissions, education experts said. (Source)
  7.  The Delhi Cabinet on Monday cleared the proposed amendments to the Delhi School Education Amendment Bill 2015, Private schools in Delhi may soon be unable to arbitrarily hike school fees or be allowed to interview the parents, or the child, for admission to nursery class. (Source)
  8. Delhi tourism and EEMA announce partnership, AR Rahman to perform in first event in Delhi on 28th Nov. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The Centre, Delhi government and all the three Municipal Corporations have joined hands to ensure effective implementation of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan in the national capital and rid the city of garbage and debris. (Source)
  2. DDA launched four mobile applications, including one for receiving feedback from allottees for its housing schemes, in a bid to bring in greater transparency and ease in consumer grievance redressal. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. 77 Dengue Cases reported in Second Week of November in Delhi; Total Crosses 15,500 (Source1) (Source2)
  4. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) allows the construction work on the third phase of Barapullah elevated road, connecting South and East Delhi. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday underlined the importance of the annual ‘Phool Walon ki Sair’ festival to mark communal harmony and sounded a note of caution against the “hatred spreading across society”. (Source)
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