Delhi Airport

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Indira Gandhi International Airport Bags This Award: Delhi

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport has been awarded the title of 'Best Airport over 40 million passengers’ category in Asia-Pacific. In addition, the airport has also been given the title of the 'Cleanest Airport' in the Asia-Pacific region. This is the fifth time in a row IGIA has bagged the award for the best airport in the Asia-Pacific region. Delhi Airport was recognised as the finest airport in the Asia-Pacific.

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 10:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airport, Pacific Region, Clean Airport, Delhi Government

Courtesy: Zee News India

Saurabh Bharadwaj-Atishi

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AAP Govt Elevates MLAs Saurabh Bharadwaj, Atishi As Ministers

Amid the ongoing political drama in Delhi, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP announced to elevate of MLAs Saurabh Bharadwaj and Atishi as Delhi Cabinet ministers. The decision was taken hours after the resignation of Manish Sisodia from his Deputy CM and portfolios. Kejriwal has sent the names of Saurabh and Atishi to Delhi LG VK Saxena, and after approval, the ministers will take oath in the next 48 hours.

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 02:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Manish Sisodia, Atishi, AAP MLAs, Saurabh Bharadwaj, Delhi Government

Courtesy: India Today

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot

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Delhi Govt Grants Electric Vehicle Subsidies Worth Rs 100 Crore: Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot stated providing discounts to buyers of electric vehicles beyond a certain point is not "very healthy," on August 22. He also stated that the government has set an aim of one charging point every three kilometers. Under its Electric Vehicle Policy, which was established in 2020, Delhi government has already granted incentives of about Rs 100 crore on electric vehicles, the most of any state. 

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 09:13 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi Government , Electric Vehicles, Subsidy, Transport Minister, Kailash Gahlot

Courtesy: Zee news

Food Truck

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Delhi Govt To Soon Introduce Food Truck Policy In National Capital: Manish Sisodia

First, of its kind, the Delhi Government is set to streamline the food truck business in the National Capital, similar to the US, and UK. On August 16, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said the AAP government will soon bring a food truck policy, in regard to which, they conducted a meeting and is in the process of finalizing the hotspots for the food trucks for the public.

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 08:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AAP, Manish Sisodia, Delhi Government , Food Truck, New Policy

Arvind Kejriwal

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AAP-Led Delhi Govt To Create 20 Lakh Jobs For Youngsters Over Next 5 Years

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said government will create 20 lakh jobs for youngsters over next five years. Government is constructing two food centers in Delhi, in Majnu ke Tila and Chandni Chowk. “We'll improve their physical infrastructure, roads, electricity, hygiene,” said CM. Kejriwal further stated a design… read-more

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi Government , food hubs, Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister

Courtesy: Zee news

Woman Driver

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Delhi Govt Announces Financial Assistance Program For Aspiring Female Professional Drivers

Delhi government introduced a scheme on July 18 to give financial assistance to women who want to undergo driving training and become professional taxi drivers. Transport Department will cover half of each woman's training costs, which are estimated to be roughly Rs 4,800. Women will be trained at government-run driving schools in Burari, Loni, and Sarai Kale Khan. The government will encourage fleet owners and aggregators to finance the… read-more

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 10:10 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, Delhi Government , professional drivers, Women, financial support

Courtesy: ANI

Education World Forum

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Delhi Deputy CM Presents Delhi's Education Approach At Education World Forum-2022, London

Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, spoke before 122 education ministers and professionals from around the world at the Education World Forum, 2022 in London on May 23. As per Sisodia, the Delhi administration increased people's faith in the government school system by prioritizing education. According to him, the number of pupils enrolled in Delhi government schools has grown by 21% since 2015. 

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 02:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Education, Delhi Government , Government School, School, Education World Forum

Courtesy: The Print

Open Burning

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Anti-Open Burning Campaign Extended Till June 13: Delhi Government

The government will prolong its anti-open burning campaign by a month to June 13, as per Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai. This is the second phase of the campaign. During the initial phase, which ran from April 12 to May 12, 500 teams of officers supervised sites in Delhi 24x7. The first phase, saw 5,241 locations investigated, 23 warnings and challans issued, and six people convicted. 

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 10:25 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi Government , Gopal Rai, anti-open burning campaign, Delhi

Courtesy: Hindustan times

Padma Shri Awardee Guru Mayadhar Raut


Eminent Artistes Asked To Vacate the Government Houses by May 2

Eviction proceedings were conducted against 90 years of Padma Shri Awardee Odissi dancer Guru Mayadhar Raut. On April 28, Government asked eight eminent artists such as Bharati Shivaji, Guru V Jayarama Rao, Ustad F Wasifuddin Dagar, Rani Singhal, Geetanjali Lal, KR Subbanna, Jatin Das, and others to vacate the government home by My 2. Notably, their government accommodations were canceled in 2014, along with MPs, MLAs, and other officials.… read-more

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:44 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: New Delhi, Padma Shri awardee, Guru Mayadhar Raut, Vacate Government Facilities, Delhi Government


Power Lines

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Coal Shortage May Lead Power Outage For Metros, Hospital: Delhi Govt

In view of the coal shortage, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government warned of a possible interruption of electricity supply to important establishments like metro trains and hospitals. On April 28, the Arvind Kejriwal government released a statement that read, "Due to disruption of power supply from Dadri-II and Unchahar power stations, there may be a problem in 24-hours power supply". The statement came after an emergency meeting.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 09:33 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: coal shortage, Power supply, Delhi Government , AAP, Electricity