The North Delhi Municipal Corporation Tuesday launched a 100-day "sanitation-cum-cleanliness drive" after successful completion of a similar week-long drive launched ahead of Independence Day celebrations.
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.
The collapse of a four-storeyed building in North Delhi`s Inderlok area Friday, which claimed 10 lives and left two others injured, has once again highlighted the use of poor construction material in buildings.
The Standing Committee of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has proposed to carve out a new civic zone to allow even distribution of wards in areas under its jurisdiction, a senior official said today.
People living in north Delhi can now register complaints about rectification of faulty street lights in their areas directly to the NDMC through its 24x7 helpline rather than routing it through power distribution companies.
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.
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.