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.
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.
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.
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