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Govt making efforts to clear confusion arising out of sealing: CM

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Apr 2 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today expressed confidence that the confusion arising out of the order for sealing of commercial units in residential areas of Delhi would be sorted out very soon.

Inaugurating the 'Clean Delhi Campaign' to mark beginning of sanitation exercise in 488 unauthorised colonies of Delhi, Ms Dikshit, alleging that the confusion had come up due to vested interest of certain politicians who wanted to derive political mileage out of the situation, said that the Delhi Government, Union Government along with MCD were leaving no stone un-turned in clearing the confusion.

The Chief Minister reiterated her commitment to develop Delhi as a world-class city before commencement of 19th Commonwealth Games in 2010. She added that her Government has chalked out a time-bound action plan to develop infrastructure required to host international games like the Olympics.

She exhorted people to render their constructive cooperation in making Delhi a clean, green and beautiful city.

On this occasion, Ms Dikshit announced a hike in sanitation grant to MCD from Rs 76 crore to Rs 100 crore.

Addressing the gathering, she emphasised the need of a clean environment for the residents of all unauthorized colonies in Delhi where large number of weaker sections of the society are residing.

Expressing her Government's committement to providing civic amenities to all those persons who are residing in Delhi, the Chief Minister announced hike in annual development grant for each colony from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh on the request of local MPs Sajjan Kumar and Sandeep Dikshit.

Both the local MPs expressed their gratitude towards Ms Dikshit for her decisions which would go a long way in raising living standards of residents of unauthorized colonies which were earlier neglected because of hassles coming up due to multiplicity of authorities in Delhi.

The MCD had organized two separate functions to inaugurate the Sanitation Drive in unauthorised colonies. The first function was organised in Kirari Village in Outer Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency, which was attended by local MP Sajjan Kumar and local MLA Shri Surender Kumar. Another function was organised at Harsh Vihar, New Seemapuri wherein local MP Sandeep Dikshit and local MLA V.S. Dhingan were present.


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