100 days of AAP: Kejriwal lists 11 areas of development at jan sabha

CM Arvind Kejriwal talks about 11 areas of development – electricity, water, education, health, women’s safety, JJ colony, unauthorized colony, anti-corruption, traffic, pollution and price-rise

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Yogesh Rajput | May 26, 2015 | New Delhi


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Having completed 100 days in office, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday held a jan sabha at the heart of Delhi – Connaught Place - listing down party’s achievements since it attained power in the capital.

With the AAP government and the Centre at loggerheads over distribution of powers, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made a prologue by talking about the Delhi high court order that now restricts the Centre from intervening in affairs of Delhi’s anti-corruption branch.

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“When we were in power for 49 days the last time, we had filed a case against Mukesh Ambani in the anti-corruption branch. The Centre, that time, had said that the branch could only review performance of Delhi officials. But now the HC has clearly marked that the Centre has no business in Delhi’s anti-corruption branch,” said Kejriwal. The CM added that AAP would need to work in collaboration with the Centre if full statehood for Delhi is to be made a reality.

Informing the public about the party’s achievements, Kejriwal said AAP has focused on 11 areas of development – electricity, water, education, health, women’s safety, JJ colony, unauthorized colony, anti-corruption, traffic, pollution and price-rise. The concerned ministers talked, in brief, on the achievements and future schemes under the 11 subjects:

 

Electricity
 

  •  Bills have been slashed by fifty percent

 

Health
 

  • Chewable tobacco has been banned
  • 28 lakh children given deworming medication
  • In the next one year, 1,000 new dispensaries to be made
  • 160 modern ambulances are being bought
  • In the next 2.5 years, capacity of beds in government hospitals to double – from 10,000 to 20,000 



Traffic
 

  • All potholes on 1,260 km of PWD managed roads filled
  • Elevated roads at various places including one from Vikaspuri to Wazirabad to be made operational before December 31
  • In the next few days, 1,880 new DTC buses to ply on roads while 10,000 new buses to ply in the next five years
  • Over 1,400 new licenses granted for registration of e-rickshaws to ply on roads
  • Helpline number launched for customers to file complaints against harassment from auto drivers
  • Single card to be made for travelling in metro, bus and auto 



Price-rise
 

  • E-ration cards have been launched to bring in transparency, 1.8 lakh people being benefitted
  • Use of point of sale (POS) device on pilot project to monitor distribution of ration at the ration shops
  • Nine petrol pumps raided for discrepancies in their services, out of which three have been served with notices. Similarly 109 ration shops raided, out of which 10 have been suspended from work, nine licenses have been cancelled and FIRs registered against two shop owners.



Pollution
 

  • 14 lakh new plants to be planted in the city
  • Fine of Rs 5,000 to be levied for burning of leaves, garbage
  • Proposal made to provide Rs 15,000 to all e-rickshaw drivers


 
Women safety
 

  • Out of the proposed 47 fast track courts, 20 have been sanctioned
  • CCTV cameras being installed in DTC buses to check harassment to women
  • 4,000 home guards to be deployed as marshals in Delhi buses
  • All dark spots to be lit adequately and all vulnerable spots to be monitored by CCTV cameras



Anti-corruption
 

  • 51 government employees arrested on bribery charges


 
Education
 

  • In the next one year, 20,000 government teachers to be recruited
  • Around 100 model schools being built in the city
  • CCTV cameras to be installed in government-run schools to monitor performance of staff
  • Netaji Subas Institute of Technology (NSIT) to be converted into a university, capacity of enrollment of students to double – from 4,000 to 8,000  
  • Delhi School Education Act to be amended in order to regulate fee and admission process in private schools


 
Unauthorized colonies
 

  • Cost of installation of water pipelines and other construction requirements to be reduced by 80 percent for the dwellers



Miscellaneous
 

  • Pension for 50,000 senior citizens released, which was earlier stuck. Pension for another 60,000 senior citizens to be released in the next one year
  • Vocational training started in government run mentally challenged school for children in Rohini
  • 20,000 disabled persons provided with disability identification proof
  • Web portal made to track and find missing children
  • Approval of Majithia committee recommendations to address grievances of working journalists on wage board
  • Under-construction signature bridge at Yamuna river to be made into a tourist spot
  • Rs 500-10,000 to be provided for education and health of children of laborers working at construction sites
  • As a pilot project, Rs 20 crore budget for development work proposed in 11 assembly seats each, based on recommendations of the public 
  • Compensation of Rs 1 crore to be provided to family of any police or army officer who dies on duty.  
     
  • Rs 2924 crore collected as tax in last 55 days since new fiscal year as compared to Rs 2088 crore for the same period last year
     

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