Discoms might take the legal route to challenge DERCÂ´s order to make them pay damages to consumers for unscheduled outages. DERC came out with the final notification on the penalty clause on Monday.
The Delhi government, under its ambitious 'kerosene-free Delhi scheme,' has provided free LPG cylinders and gas stoves to nearly 1.75 lakh poor families. The Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Harun Yusuf said this in the State Assembly on August 29.
The Delhi government has cleared three road projects worth Rs 41 crore. The Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit sanctioned Rs 15.41 crore for strengthening of the road from Britania Chowk to Outer Ring Road in East Delhi. The road project will be completed within six months.
The Delhi government is planning to allow hotels to build and sell apartments in their complexes in Delhi, a move that may benefit several hotels in the city except those that fall within the restricted Lutyens' Bungalow Zone, sources in Delhi Development Authority said. Hotels will be allowed to use the 20 per cent of the total built-up space, where they are permitted to set up a commercial and retail wing, to develop apartments, a senior official at the Delhi Development Authority said, on the
The Delhi government on May 22 pulled up the private power distribution companies and asked them to improve power supply urgently as several areas across the city were reeling under severe power cuts in sweltering heat. The Delhi Power Department said the city has more power than the current demand and blamed the long outages on local faults and other technical problems in the distribution network.
Delhi government has decided to merge two of its power generation companies into a single unit to streamline operations. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that to ensure better functioning of the generating unit, the Cabinet has decided to merge the Pragati Power Corporation (PPCL) into the Indraprastha Power Generation Company (IPGCL), thereby retaining the latterÂ’s name.
Expressing angry over Delhi government for its indiscriminate felling of trees the National Green Tribunal on April 9 ordered an interim stay on a road widening project in South DelhiÂ’s Vasant Kunj till the next hearing on May 29. The tribunal also warned the Delhi government of strong action if further felling of trees took place. The government admitted that the Public Works Department had started felling trees without mandatory permission from the Forest Department.
To decongest various arterial roads in south Delhi and cut down travel time, the Delhi government has decided to construct an elevated road to connect Chhatarpur with INA market. For this, the government is to carry out a feasibility study soon. The Delhi PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chouhan said the government has started the process of appointing a consultant to prepare the feasibility report for the project.