New Delhi: Delhi Government today approved
the release of Rs 271 crore to the MCD for upkeep of its
roads, urban development work and for the education sector,
including provision of mid-day meal for the current fiscal.
This was one-third of the total approved outlay to the
"An amount of Rs 138 crore has been approved under urban
development, Rs 36.75 crore under roads and Rs 96 crore under
education including mid-day meal. This is the first
instalment of total approved outlay of Rs 912 crore," Delhi
Urban Development Minister A K Walia said today.
There will be no dearth of funds for people-oriented
projects, he said and hoped that the MCD will ensure proper
utilisation of funds and show results and visible progress.
He also asked the MCD to act swiftly to present a better
image of the city during Commonwealth Games.