The Metro’s first-of-its-kind plan to induct battery-operated three-wheelers on a large scale has come against the backdrop of its decision to scrap five tenders, floated to procure 422 low-floor MIDI buses for its feeder bus fleet.
Under the eligibility criteria determined by the DFS, people who have pursued courses or diplomas on firefighting will be able to apply for the post. Most of the hired personnel will be deployed as firefighters, while some will also be pressed into services like driving.
Transport Minister Gahlot, however, told The Indian Express that the relevant files will not be sent to the L-G as “it does not fall under the area of reserved subjects like police, public order and land”.
At a privately-run centre in South West Delhi, where residents include destitute women and victims of trafficking aged above 18 years, “a resident reported a shocking incident of sexual abuse where she was made to remove her salwar and chilli powder was inserted in her vagina.
After the Bill is passed in Parliament, DDA has been tasked with laying down a “simplified procedure” to register any property. In Delhi, property registration is the responsibility of the revenue department; what role DDA will play remains to be seen.
The identified stretches are mainly part of the three corridors — Rithala-Bawana-Narela (21.7-km), Inderlok-Indraprastha (12.5-km) and Lajpat Nagar-Saket G block (7.9-km) — proposed under Phase IV, which still await the Centre’s approval.