In a breather to traders at Lajpat Nagar Central market here, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday allowed single-lane parking on the metalled roads till the municipal corporation provides an alternative site.
Delhiites visiting busy market areas like Connaught Place and Khan Market will get some respite from the perennial parking woes with New Delhi Municipal Council soon launching a mobile application which will allow people to book their parking spaces in advance.
Delhi HC ordered Khan Market traders` association
to either agree to pay a monthly license fee of Rs 5.34 lakh
to NDMC before June 6 to ensure free parking of vehicles or
the civic body would be allowed to charge for the same.
In the first major step towards
modernising parking system in the capital, the Chief Minister
appointed a high-powered committee to
examine the introduction of an automated and IT-enabled parking
facilities in Delhi.
The opposition Congress in MCD
on Thursday approached Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna,
alleging irregularities in the tender procedure of awarding of
some parking contracts by the corporation.