Delhi team set to check unauthorised constructions


New Delhi, Nov 26: A three-member panel of Municipal Commissioners set up by Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday is all set to work out a comprehensive plan to ensure cleanliness and check unauthorised constructions in the national capital.

The L-G has directed the team to submit its report on the matter to him by December 2.

The decision was taken at a review meeting held on air pollution in Delhi.

All three Municipal Commissioners are directed to conduct meetings on air pollution every month and also work out a plan to regulate entry of construction materials in their respective areas.

Jung also asked the three Municipal Corporations as well as police to ensure that Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) guidelines are followed during ongoing construction and penalise violators.

The Lt. Governor was told that according to the directions of the Supreme Court, High Court and National Green Tribunal, a Central Monitoring team headed by Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change as well as a State-Level Committee led by the Delhi Chief Secretary has been formed and regular meetings conducetd at both levels.

Delhi’s Public Works Department Secretary informed the meeting that eight of the 17 U-turns have been made operational at the Delhi borders to prevent non-destined vehicles from entering the national capital.

 Wefornews Bureau

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