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Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews development projects in Delhi

PTI 12 Nov 2014, 23:58:06 PM IST

New Delhi: As Delhi braces for fresh polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed various development projects in the national capital and directed that all works 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 Swachha Bharat mission.

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

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

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.