NDMC has set itself a target of making the areas under its jurisdiction garbage free by October 31 and is ready with an action plan to intensify its cleaning operations in the wake of the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
North Delhi Mayor Yogender Chandolia on Thursday inspected the Town Hall in Chandni Chowk area in old Delhi area and directed NDMC officials to clean up the over 140-year-old heritage building within 15 days.
School children offering flowers to people found littering during a cleanliness awareness rally was among a series of programmes launched on Sunday by the NDMC as part of Prime Minister's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.
Expressing anguish over "serious dearth" of public toilets in the national capital and their bad condition, the Delhi High Court on Wed asked civic bodies, including the NDMC and the Cantonment Board, to come out with a clear plan for providing better sanitation in the city.
The NDMC, responsible for the upkeep of civic amenities in high-profile Lutyens Delhi area, has been reconstituted after the government dissolved the previous council citing its "persistent performance default".
An ambitious restoration plan for the nearly 150-year-old Town Hall in the city is likely to be "fast tracked" by this month, after the change of guard at the Centre stalled the proposed redevelopment work.
In an effort to check the nuisance of spitting and littering in areas like Connaught Place and to guide people visiting such localities, NDMC on Friday launched a `May I Help You` force on the occasion of Independence Day.
The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to expedite the process of handing over two sites, measuring about 200 acres, in the city to municipal bodies so that they can use the same for managing the garbage piling up.
Several leading hospitals in Delhi were found to be breeding sites for aedes and anopheles mosquito which causes dengue and malaria respectively during the inspection by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) teams.
North Delhi Municipal Corporation today announced it will undertake renovation work at Ajmal Khan Park in the Karol Bagh area with a view to transforming it into a city landmark with new recreational amenities.
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal`s housing troubles are set to end as the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has passed a proposal which ensures accommodation for members of the Council who are elected as MP and MLAs.