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Union Government empowers EPCA to implement plan to tackle air pollution

Jan 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Graded Response Action Plan will come into force when the intensity of pollution stays above the emergency level for 48-hours.

Smart City remains top in NDMC’s 2017-18 annual budget

Jan 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

NDMC in its budget talks about the special purpose vehicle (SPV) that has received Rs 194 crore till now. It proposes to provide additional Rs 56 crore to it.

Delhi’s Connaught Place to be vehicle-free from February

Jan 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

NDMC is planning to make the inner and middle circle of Connaught Place completely vehicle-free to ease congestion and reduce pollution.

Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Dec 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Baijal will succeed Najeeb Jung, who resigned from the post of Delhi LG on 22 December 2016. Jung had resigned 18 months short of his tenure.

Delhi Government to slash bus fares by 75 per cent

Dec 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Delhi government has decided to cut down the fares of its public transport buses including DTC and cluster buses to encourage more people to opt for the service and in turn help reduce pollution.

Child born out of rape entitled to compensation: Delhi HC

Dec 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The bench held that a child born out of rape, either of a woman who is an adult or minor is a victim of the act of the offender and is entitled to compensation.

Son has no right to reside in parent's house: Delhi HC

Nov 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Court in its direction said that the son was allowed to reside in his parent’s house till their relations were cordial.

M M Kutty appointed Chief Secretary of Delhi

Nov 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Kutty replaced K. K. Sharma, who was transferred to the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development as Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

National Green Tribunal orders green audit of all government buildings of Delhi

Nov 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The order was issued by the NGT bench, which was conducting a hearing in the petition filed by Vardhaman Kaushik over toxic air of the National Capital. The bench included judicial members, justices UD Salvi and Raghuvendra S Rathore, and expert members Bikram Singh Sajwan and Ajay A Deshpande.

2 Lakh diesel vehicles go off road in Delhi

Nov 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The transport department has deregistered around 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles in Delhi. The vehicles will be impounded by the traffic police effective immediately. Those found violating the rule will be issued challans.

Union Government launches ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi

Nov 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The initiatives ‘Kahin Bhi Kabhi Bhi’ means any dispensary/Hospital and anytime. The initiative was launched by ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi.

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung dissolves Delhi Waqf Board

Oct 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

In view of the deliberate and persistent acts of illegality, violation of rules, allegations of corruption, possibility of malafide, etc., the entire matter related to the Delhi Waqf Board is referred to the CBI for investigation.

Delhi government raised Doctors retirement age to 65

Sep 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Health Department had recently sent a proposal to the Lt Governor to seek his approval. The LG has given his approval to the proposal to increase the retirement age of doctors.

Delhi Government to have state-level bravery awards

Sep 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

As per the proposal, 10 awards will be given and will carry a cash award of 2 lakh rupees each. The winners will be selected as per the nominations by the public.

Advertisements issued by Delhi government violated Supreme Court guidelines: Panel

Sep 18, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The three-member panel headed by former Chief Election Commissioner BB Tandon has asked the Delhi government to reimburse the money expenditure.

LG is the administrative head of National Capital Territory: Delhi HC

Aug 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Ruling that the Service matters were outside the jurisdiction of Delhi Legislative Assembly, the court said that LG exercising the powers is not unconstitutional.

NDMC signs MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants

Jul 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

In the first phase, 12 STPs will be installed across the NDMC area. Each plant will have a capacity of treating sewage water ranging from 50000-1 lakh litres.

Union Cabinet approves redevelopment of seven GPRA colonies in Delhi

Jul 6, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sarojini Nagar, Netaji Nagar and Nauroji Nagar will be redeveloped NBCC, while Kasturba Nagar, Thyagraj Nagar, Srinivaspuri and Mohammadpur will be developed through CPWD.

Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020

Jun 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The policy aims at making the national capital a solar city with installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020.

Delhi Statehood Bill, 2016 draft released

May 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The bill seeks to establish the State of Delhi as the 30th State in the country.

DMRC conducts trial run of India's first ever Driverless Metro train

May 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The driverless trains will run on the over 58 km-long Majlish Park-Shiv Vihar (Line 7) and the over 38 km-long Janakpuri (West)- Botanical Garden (Line 8) corridors of the Phase-III.

Fire destroyed Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

Apr 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The cause of fire is still unknown though the fire spread because of museum specimens and the wood work holding them.

Delhi government rolled out Phase 2 of odd-even scheme

Apr 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Under the scheme, President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Union Ministers and other VIPs have been exempted. Besides, vehicles driven by women, emergency vehicles, CNG vehicles and cars carrying school children in uniforms will be exempted.

Delhi Government approved Slum and JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy, 2015

Apr 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

At present, the city has 675 slums and JJ clusters, which have a requirement of about 3 lakh dwelling units.

Delhi government launched PoochhO Carpool app to help people during odd-even scheme

Apr 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

It will help people explore carpooling options during the 15-day exercise during the odd-even car-rationing scheme. The second phase of the scheme set to begin from 15 April 2015.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched Phase I of Green Delhi initiative

Apr 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The launch of the initiative is in tune with the Detailed Action Plan (DAP) that was submitted by the Delhi Government to the Supreme Court in December 2015.

Union Government announced unified building bye-laws for Delhi

Mar 31, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The bye-laws, which have been revised after a gap of 33 years, reduced the number of documents to be submitted for obtaining building permits from 40 to just 14.

Delhi Annual Budget 2016-17 presented

Mar 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

It was presented by the Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the legislative assembly.

Career Guidance Counselling Centres launched in Delhi to improve employment opportunities for women

Mar 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Counselling Centres, which is first of its kind for women, is built on the findings of a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commissioned study.

Delhi became first state to launch HPV vaccine as public health programme in schools

Mar 3, 2016
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

The HPV vaccine protects people against the group of 150-odd HPVs, some of which can cause cervical cancer.

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