Kejriwal calls cabinet meeting reviews ongoing projects

first_imgNEW DELHI: A day after the model code of conduct was lifted, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called a meeting of his cabinet and senior government officials and asked them to speed up ongoing development works in the city. This was his first cabinet meeting after the Lok Sabha elections. According to a senior official, the chief minister has directed the departments concerned to hasten the pending works.”The chief minister wants that the ongoing development projects in the city should be completed by next few months,” the official said. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal NagarOfficials also said that due to the Model Code of Conduct, many new projects were stalled but the department would work to finish all these pending projects by 2020. On a priority basis the fire department on Monday held a meeting where new building by-laws were notified and also fire audit of all the coaching centers of thecapital was not notified. Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia in the afternoon held a meeting of the Patparganj Vidhan Sabha section as he is also the MLA from there. “Met officials from PWD, DUSIB, MCD, Flood, BSES, DJB Depts to review the progress made & time of completion of various big & small projects in #Patparganj eg. School clinics in 250 #DelhiGovtSchool, Re-construction of three big roads in Khichdipur, Cleaning of sewers along NH24,” the Deputy CM tweeted. Later, he also visited the signature bridge to inspect the ongoing work of making a tourist point there. “Visited Signature Bridge at sunset today to review the construction of tourist point at the top of the pylon. Happy to see peak time traffic flowing seamlessly With a capacity of 50-60 people, this point would surely be the best place to enjoy picturesque sunsets in Delhi,” he tweeted. CM Kejriwal’s six cabinet colleagues – Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Satyendar Jain, Imran Hussain, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gehlot – were present at the meeting.last_img

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