This Article is From Nov 12, 2014

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Reviews Development Projects in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Reviews Development Projects in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh (PTI photo)

New Delhi: As Delhi braces for fresh polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed various development projects in the national capital and directed that all projects be expedited promising timely-release of funds.

The Home Minister also reviewed a Rs 500-crore project being prepared by the Delhi administration for beautification of the capital under the 'Swachh Bharat' mission.

At a high-level meeting, attended by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Commissioner of Police BS Bassi, Chief Secretary Deepak Mohan Spolia, the Home Minister reviewed the works on providing drinking water, sanitation, cleaning of Yamuna river, and other ongoing projects of departments like PWD, health, education and urban development.

Status of regularisation of unauthorised colony, development of JJ cluster, transport sector, power sector and the working of municipal corporations and Delhi Development Authority were also reviewed.

Official sources said the Home Minister directed that the ongoing projects should be expeditiously completed and where ever the assistance of central government is required, proposal should be submitted to it as early as possible for faster clearance.

Mr Singh directed the Delhi Police to register FIR on each and every complaint and take all steps to ensure safety of women and people from the Northeast staying in Delhi.

This was first such comprehensive meeting called by the Home Minister and attended by all stakeholders.

Delhi is currently under President's Rule and Assembly election is likely to be held early next year.