NEW DELHI: To ensure development in villages in the capital, the CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi Government’s Delhi village Development Board has sanctioned 136 schemes. These include schemes meant for improving roads, drains, water bodies, community centres, parks, cremation centres, playgrounds etc, to be implemented in the village areas worth Rs 175.54 Crore. Development Minister Shri Gopal Rai said, “The Government will take all necessary steps to improve the condition of roads, parks, small drains and multipurpose community halls in all village areas.”
Development Minister Shri Gopal Rai chaired a meeting of Delhi Village Development Board today at Delhi Secretariat. The Members drew the attention towards the pendency of proposals. As the Chairman of the board, Shri Gopal Rai stressed for time-bound action by the concerned department in the project files of village development. He also directed the main executing agency of village development works viz. Irrigation & Flood Control Department to expedite preparation of project estimates and also execution of sanctioned projects within the given time-frame.
“The Delhi Government is committed to providing basic facilities to the people of Delhi living in urban areas as well as providing facilities to the people living in village areas. These development works related to the development department are being done through Irrigation and Flood Control Department, MCD and other government departments”, Shri Gopal Rai further added.