Speed up works in unauthorised colonies: CM to officials

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today directed departments concerned to speed up the development works in unauthorised colonies and complete them by the end of this year.

The direction was issued at a meeting attended by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, PWD minister Satyendar Jain and Development minister Gopal Rai.

Besides, Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and senior officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the Irrigation and Flood Control Department also took part in the meeting.

The chief minister has directed that the development works in all unauthorised colonies should to be completed this year, an official said.

Directions were also issued by the chief minister to set a colony-wise deadline for completion of the development works, the official said.

Kejriwal's directions come at a time when the city is staring at likely bypolls following the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs by the Election Commission (EC) for allegedly holding the office of profit.

However, the party has challenged the EC's decision in the Delhi High Court.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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