South MCD to get a new commissioner

Gyanesh Bharti is an officer with the Union Territory cadre of the 1998 batch. He was posted as joint secretary and cabinet secretariat, with the Government of India before being repatriated to his parent cadre in July.

SDMC’s solar plant project at Faridabad in limbo as Haryana govt puts new charges

The plan to construct a 2.5 MW solar plant in Faridabad was chalked out last December when certain surcharges had been done away with under the new solar policy. DMRC and some villages in Faridabad would have been supplied power from the plant.


SDMC Mayor: Will check why ranking fell, but people need to be more proactive

Another reason that affected our cleanliness initiatives was zero support from the state government on whom we are dependent for funds, said SDMC Mayor Narender Chawla.

Notices to 150 guesthouses in South Delhi for violations

150 hotels and guesthouses of the 424 surveyed have been sent notices by the civic body for various violations, and many have been asked to seek a health trade licence within three days, failing which closure notices will be issued.

New flashpoint between SDMC, Delhi Assembly

But AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj said the resolution by the standing committee or their House has no affect on jurisdiction of the Delhi Assembly committees.

On three MCD websites, RTI section non-functional since trifurcation

A senior official of the South civic body, which is the nodal agency for IT-related works for all three MCDs, said: “We are in a legal dispute with the vendor who handles IT-related work. This is why it isn’t functioning, but it will be updated soon.”


RFID tags must for eco-tax exemption: South Delhi corporation body

Vehicles exempted from paying ECC include oil tankers carrying petroleum products, CNG vehicles, ambulances, water tankers and fire-fighting vehicles.

South Delhi body set to build 39 more model schools by next year

SDMC’s education committee chairperson said the facilities at the Malviya Nagar school include smart classes, multi-playstations, a hall for indoor games, English-medium classes, a medical room, library, ramps for physically disabled children and water coolers.

SDMC’s bid to woo sanitation workers: Waive property tax

SDMC’s standing committee chairperson Shikha Rai proposed waiving house tax on one residential property of its regular sanitation employees.

In poor taste

South Delhi corporation’s proposal to ban public display of non-veg food smacks of prejudice, threatens freedoms

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From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: Delhi gets its own Wonders of the World Park

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: The seven replicas have been made using different kinds of waste such as the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts.