21,000 tonnes of garbage removed, salaries paid: EDMC to Delhi HC

 The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Friday told the Delhi High Court that salaries of sanitation workers have been cleared up to May 31 and over 21,000 tonnes of garbage removed from the eastern side`s roads.

100 trucks pressed into service to clear piled up garbage

More than 100 trucks have been pressed into service to remove the garbage that had piled up in several parts of East Delhi during the strike by sanitation workers for being removed on an emergency basis.

EDMC holds legal awareness camp for elected representatives

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Wednesday organised its first-ever legal awareness programme to sensitise elected representatives specially the councillors to know about the the legal rights of a common man.

HC directs authorities not to demolish slum at Ghazipur

The Delhi High Court has directed the authorities, including DMRC, not to evict the slum dwellers at Ghazipur Dairy Farm in east Delhi nor demolish their homes till the next date of hearing on their plea seeking protection from any move to demolish them.

EDMC to clear all garbage by today
EDMC to clear all garbage by today

All striking sanitation workers of the cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation have resumed work and all garbage left piled up in its area will be cleaned up by Friday.

Ensure no garbage is thrown on Delhi roads: NGT to city govt

Amid the ongoing agitation and dumping of garbage by sanitation workers of cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), the National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and employees of the body to ensure that no waste is thrown on city roads.

Delhi municipal workers call off strike, to clean up garbage-filled streets from tomorrow

Sanitation workers of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) called off their five-day-old strike on Tuesday after the authorities agreed to most of their demands.

BJP members of 3 corporations to stage dharna at Delhi Secretariat today
BJP members of 3 corporations to stage dharna at Delhi Secretariat today

All elected BJP members of the three municipal corporations will stage a dharna on Wednesday at the Delhi Secretariat over the AAP government's "denial" of financial aid to the cash-strapped civic bodies.

EDMC launches computer-aided learning programme for schools

East Delhi Municipal Corporation today launched a computer-aided learning programme for its schools, costing the civic body nearly Rs 20 crore.

EDMC launchs 'Swasthya Bacche, Shikshit Bacche' programme

A drive to raise awareness and promote good health practices among over 1.5 lakh primary students of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) schools was launched here on Tuesday.

Delhi civic bodies to bring ragpickers under formal organised system

In a bid to integrate and offer better working conditions to kabadiwalas and ragpickers in the national capital, civic body officials are working on a scheme to bring them under a formal organised system.

Councillor booked for calling East Delhi mayor 'dalit'

Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has registered a case against Congress councillor Ishrat Begum for allegedly calling her a "dalit" and obstructing her from discharging her duties.

Delhi: SDMC hikes parking fees; NDMC, EDMC likely to follow suit

Parking rates in the national capital are all set to go up with the standing committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation approving the hike in its area and the other two civic bodies "actively considering" similar proposals.

MCD elections: Congress, BJP file nominations for ward committees elections

Congress, BJP and others on Monday filed nominations for the elections to the chairman and deputy chairman posts in the ward committees and for members of the standing committee of the three corporations of the MCD.

One-year term becomes debatable issue ahead of Mayoral polls

With the mayoral elections just around the corner, the issue of the current `one-year term` on rotational basis for the top civic posts has become a matter of debate for the outgoing mayors and civic officials.

EDMC sets target of Rs 200 crore house tax

East Delhi Municipal Corporation has set target of Rs 200 crore for House Tax earnings for civic body this financial year and has asked department to come hard on defaulters.

East Delhi Municipal Corporation to build 330 new classrooms

As part of its effort to build on educational infrastructure, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation has set a target of constructing 330 new classrooms this year.

Four fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Delhi

Four students of a primary school fell ill allegedly after consuming mid-day meal.

East Delhi to launch 24x7 monsoon helpline

The EDMC will Saturday launch a 24x7 helpline - 155303 - to quickly respond to any distress calls related to poor sanitation, water-logging and clogged drains, among others.

EDMC refuses to implement LG`s order on parking fee hike

East Delhi Municipal Corporation on Thursday refused to implement recommendation of Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna to effect a hefty hike in parking fee to curb the increasing number of private vehicles.