AAP Govt Forms Delhi Dialogue Commission

Published: 03rd March 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: The AAP Government in Delhi has constituted Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC) and has decided to form 20 task groups to deal with various issues like women security, water, electricity, pollution, unauthorised colonies and traffic, among others.  A nine-member DDC, headed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was set up on February 27 to implement the 70 promises made by the AAP in its election manifesto.

The commission on Monday held its first meeting chaired by Kejriwal at Delhi Secretariat.

AAP Govt Forms.jpgAshish Khetan, who is vice-chairman of the commission, said that each task group, to be headed by convener, will have various members,  who will provide advice on ways to implement the government’s vision about the city.

The MLAs and experts from various fields can also become members of these task groups.

“Each task group will work on their respective subject and offer suggestions to the DDC. These suggestions will later be implemented by the government,” Khetan told reporters .

He also said that task groups would be formed on these subjects-- women’s security, Wi-fi, CCTVs, clean drinking water, electricity, good governance, cleaning up the Yamuna, clean Delhi, rural areas, trade and traders, pollution, traffic, unauthorised colonies, tax reforms, etc.

Other members of the commission are Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Chief Secretary, Finance Secretary, Secretary to the Chief Minister, two nominated members and a Member Secretary. “The members of the groups will also engage in dialogue with people and find out solutions to particular problems,” Khetan added.

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