CWG legacy needs to be preserved and enriched: Delhi CM

A committee under the chief secretary will look into maintaining city's new infrastructure

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Jasleen Kaur | October 28, 2010



Stressing on the need to preserve and enrich the newly developed infrastructure in the national capital, chief minister Sheila Dikshit announced the government's decision to entrust the maintenance of such works to a committe headed by the chief secretary at a meeting.

The meeting was attended by the PWD minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, chief secretary Rakesh Mehta, principal secretary to CM Praveen Kumar Tripathi, commissioner MCD, chairperson NDMC and other senior officers from department of environment and forests.

Appreciating the role of all the concerned agencies during the Commonwealth Games, Dikshit has directed the agencies to continue promptness in presenting beautiful and asthetic picture of the city. She also instructed the MCD to deploy employees for maintaining cleaniness on the roads.

Also, it has been decided to constitute a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to co-ordinate the efforts of maintenance of newly created assets. The committee will regularly monitor the situation on monthly basis. Chief secretary will also take up with the DMRC and Delhi Police to take up cleanlines and maintenance work in similar spirit. The DMRC will be asked to concentrate cleaning of area underneath their pillars whereas Delhi Police will be asked to remove disused traffic lights and traffic barriers.

CM further asked the agencies to undertake necessary repairs immdiately after receiving any information about any damage to infrastructure like - stadia, street lighting, signages, street scaping, bus shelters, greenery, sound barries, flyovers and foot over bridges.

Agencies have also been instructed to stricly enforce the Delhi Defacement Act to discourage sticking of posters, banners etc.

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