New Delhi, May 8 : In what can be a breather to many who are troubled by the excessive meddling of Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and certain government bodies, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has asked concerned the District Magistrates and the DCPs on Friday to ensure that all the permissible economic activities get underway.
“It has been brought to the knowledge of the government that several acuities duly allowed as per DDMA order dated 03.05.2020 and revised guidelines of MHA enclosed there with, are not being allowed by different government authorities as well as RWAs etc. on their own accord, which is contrary to the spirit of the aforesaid guidelines/orders,” read the DDMA order.
Here, all DMs and DCPs of Delhi Police are ordered not only to “sensitise about the instructions but also strict compliance of the same, in ‘letter and spirit’, it added.
Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Dev issued the order after complaints poured in of excessive interference of RWAs who were creating hurdles in the smooth functioning and arbitrarily stopping of activities like maids or plumbers to earn their living, creating problems for both them as well as many of the residents.