DERC chairman Justice (retd) SS Chauhan told The Indian Express that the regulator will take the losses being suffered by the companies and government due to Covid-19 into account while drawing up the revised tariff, due to be issued by the end of August.
Currently, the share of EVs is negligible in Delhi. Within the next one year, the Delhi government aims to induct at least 35,000 EVs across segments and the five-year plan envisages induction of 5 lakh EVs.
To begin with, a five-month feasibility study is set to be launched to prepare a roadmap of the proposed changes in road design, carry out surveys to find out the volume of fast and slow moving vehicles, their origin and destination, and pedestrian count, among others.
The pharmacy technician from New York is among 44 foreigners who have chosen to stand trial on charges of violating visa rules and Covid regulations after participating in the Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi that was later linked to infections in 14 states.
The DMRC had earlier written to the Centre requesting it to defer payment of its loan installment for the year 2020-21. It owes JICA, which has so far granted Rs 35,198 crore as loan to DMRC, Rs 1,242.83 crore in the current financial year, including principal and interest amounts.
On Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced that the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi (DDC) has been tasked with carrying out a study within two months to expand the state government’s revenue base.
Once the project is scaled up, commuters can pay using mobile apps by scanning QR codes pasted behind every seat and receive e-tickets, which will also have the expected time of arrival at their destination.
The Delhi government said that a decision has been taken to allow the normal functioning of hotels, along with hospitality services — these were already permitted under the Union Home Ministry's guidelines issued on June 4.
On Monday, the Delhi High Court had asked the Delhi government why it was going with rapid antigen testing, which has a higher rate of false negative results as compared to RT-PCR, as the primary mode of Covid testing.
Making the announcement, CM Arvind Kejriwal stressed on the need to revive Delhi's economy, appealing to industrialists, traders, market associations, NGOs among others to come ahead and help get businesses back on their feet.
Considering the multiplicity of agencies in Delhi, the same task currently requires a person to browse through multiple portals or make trips to government offices, before registering the property at one of the many sub-registrar offices in the city.
"The scheme has been accorded approval by the Cabinet this morning. Implementing it will take six to seven months as it involves tendering, appointing consultants etc. This is a revolutionary step," Kejriwal said.
“The riots in Delhi were an outcome of a deep conspiracy by the BJP. The riots were engineered by the BJP. I am maintaining this from day one and reiterating today. I said this in Parliament as well that the BJP organised the riots," said AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh.
Having spent over four months in quarantine centres ever since they were evacuated from the Nizamuddin Markaz in March, the duo have now shifted to two private schools in South-east Delhi, which are doubling up as lodging facilities for around 200 foreign nationals who were part of the gathering
The numbers, submitted by the Delhi government to the Delhi High Court in an ongoing case, indicate how thousands of workers are unable to benefit from welfare measures mandated under the Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996.