Delhi Government Announces Rs 1,051 Crore For Civic Bodies To Pay Salaries

Delhi authorities introduced a fund of Rs 1,051 crore for three municipal companies to pay salaries

New Delhi:

The Delhi authorities immediately introduced a fund of Rs 1,051 crore for the three municipal companies in Delhi to pay salaries of healthcare staff and different workers amid the continuing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, in a web based briefing, stated regardless of constrained circumstances as a result of lockdown, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken this resolution as these people who find themselves serving to combat the COVID-19 pandemic ought to get their salaries.

Docs and different workers of the civic our bodies should not getting their salaries because of “mismanagement and corruption in MCD (municipal companies of Delhi)”, the Aam Aadmi Get together chief alleged.

The South Delhi Municipal Company, East Delhi Municipal Company and North Delhi Municipal Company are all BJP-led civic our bodies.

“The Delhi authorities has launched Rs 1,051 crore to the three municipal companies in complete in order that they will pay salaries of their workers, amid this pandemic… the east company is to get Rs 367 crore, north company about Rs 432 crore and south company Rs 251 crore,” he stated.

The minister asserted that civic authorities should guarantee this fund is used for paying salaries of workers solely and never “diverted for different utilization”.

Delhi on Friday recorded 8,506 Covid-19 instances, the each day depend dipping to beneath the 10,000-mark once more after a month, with medical consultants attributing the lockdown as the principle issue behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, immediately stated that the variety of instances recorded within the final 24 hours, has additional dipped to about 6,500, with a positivity charge of 11 per cent.

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