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Municipal bodies to lift debris from roads

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Published : Aug 19, 2018, 2:01 am IST
Updated : Aug 19, 2018, 2:01 am IST

Unclaimed debris on roads in the national capital will be removed by local bodies, the Delhi government said on Saturday.

Satyendar Jain
 Satyendar Jain

New Delhi: Unclaimed debris on roads in the national capital will be removed by local bodies, the Delhi government said on Saturday. The public works department has issued a circular, saying that removing debris from roads is an “obligatory function” of the corporation under section 42 of the Delhi Municipal Act, 1957.

The circular has been issued after getting approval from PWD minister Satyendar Jain. The PWD owns around 1,260-km roads in the national capital. Local bodies also own their roads in the city.

 

“The issue is also deliberated with the commissioners, Delhi municipal corporation, and it was decided the debris will be removed by the local bodies,” it stated. It also stated that PWD department of Delhi  government will remove waste generated from its own project only.

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