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Audit flags ‘irregularities of over Rs 1,600 crore’ in South Delhi civic body

Civic bodies in the city have been reeling under a fund crunch and, on several occasions, have failed to pay salaries of teachers and sanitation workers on time. The South body has the highest property tax collection potential.

Delhi: Hired monkey-catchers did no work, left Rs 20,000 power bill, says SDMC

The South body had offered accommodation to a group of monkey-catchers from Haryana at a community centre in Madipur six months ago, hoping that the move will intensify the monkey-catching drive.

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Two hundred mosquito checkers return tabs as South Delhi MC scheme falls flat

DBC workers, whose job is to check mosquito breeding in households, have been collecting data in their registers since 1996. Their current strength is around 3,500.

South Delhi civic body concern: Chargesheeted officials in building department

Senior SDMC officials said the building department is considered a plum posting in the civic body as it opens up the possibility of corrupt officials extracting money from builders and those building houses without permits.

As south body stares at fund crunch, tax dept staff shortage adds to woes

In the SDMC’s property tax department — which contributes to over 70% of its revenue — over 70% of its posts are vacant, as per data provided by the civic body.

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.

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No horse carriages, processions at functions: SDMC

The development comes at a time when the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee has urged the top court to quash the “new policy” by the civic body, which may legalise violations cited by the committee at farmhouses

South councillors say open defecation claims are bogus

Congress councillor from Badarpur Shravan Kumar said several people in Gautampuri area in his ward defecate along the tracks or in the open as the public toilet has sewer lines blocked.

New Delhi: South body wants wildlife dept to take over monkey-catching

The South civic body caught 129 monkeys till September this year — a period during which over 393 bite cases were reported.

No charge for parking in residential areas: South Delhi Municipal Corporation

SDMC Mayor Kamaljeet Shehrawat said, “It is not fair to make radical decisions and expect people to follow it overnight. We will first be imposing the rule on commercial vehicles.”

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