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Over 4,000 mobile towers installed illegally in MCD areas

New Delhi: Over 4,000 mobile towers installed in areas under the jurisdiction of the three municipal corporations in Delhi are illegal, according to official figures.Among the three civic bodies, maximum of such illegal structures have
PTI September 27, 2015 11:26 IST
PTI

New Delhi: Over 4,000 mobile towers installed in areas under the jurisdiction of the three municipal corporations in Delhi are illegal, according to official figures.

Among the three civic bodies, maximum of such illegal structures have been found in areas falling under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), their number being 2,537. 

SDMC has 3,670 mobile towers in its area, with the illegal structures among them comprising nearly 70 per cent of the total, leaving just 1,133 of them as legally-installed.

SDMC has four zones - South, Central, West and Najafgarh - and maximum number of illegal towers have been found in the Central Zone (1,108), the SDMC said. Central Zone also has maximum number of mobile towers