MCD's vehicle usage to come under e-governance pro



New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is planning to bring the details of its vehicle usage under the ambit of its e-governance project.

As details related to purchase, sale, breakdown, repair, maintenance, usage and expenses incurred on vehicles will now be present online, it will help officials in curtailing unnecessary expenses, an MCD official said.

Initially, details of service vehicles like autos, trucks, cycle rickshaws and others used by MCD's different departments like health, veterinary, horticulture, outdoor advertising, architecture, engineering among others will be maintained

"After that we will shift our attention to vehicles used by our officials. We have a total of over 30 department and we will first start with the vehicles used by departments for different service purposes," the official said.

MCD has initiated the e-governance project for modernising its functions and bringing in greater transparency, accountability and effectiveness in delivery of civic services.

Till date, the MCD has no arrangement that keeps a tab of different vehicles used by its different departments, he said.

"There is no check list. Many a times when there is an urgent need for a vehicle, we are told that there is a shortage of vehicle or the vehicle is out of order for months. With this software now in place, we will also know which vehicle to discard and how many to purchase," he said.

PTI