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  • Six states sign agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project

    Six states - Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand signed an agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project on January 11. The project is aimed at meeting the drinking water needs of these states.

    Jan 12, 2019
  • Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana: Delhi Government launches Free Pilgrimage Scheme for senior citizens

    Any resident of Delhi above 60 years of age will be eligible for the scheme. The applicant can also take along an attendant above the age of 20 years, if the he or his spouse is above 70 years. The expenditure of the attendant will also be borne by the Delhi government.

    Dec 6, 2018
  • Railways Ministry, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum sign MoU to foster tourism in Delhi NCR

    This collaboration will help in promoting railway heritage and also enable children to learn about national heroes, thereby making the student’s excursion more inclusive, holistic and interesting.

    Dec 5, 2018
  • Delhi’s Signature Bridge: All you need to know

    The bridge is expected to reduce the travel time by at least half an hour for commuters going to Loni, Ghaziabad and areas near Uttar Pradesh border via Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, and Yamuna Vihar in northeast Delhi from north Delhi areas like Wazirabad, Mukherjee Nagar and Burari.

    Nov 5, 2018
  • Delhi Metro Pink Line: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar section opens for public

    With the opening of this 17.86 km long section, Delhi Metro joined the league of top metro networks around the world which have an operational length of over 300 km like those in London, Beijing, Shanghai and New York. Delhi Metro Network has now become 314 kilometres long with 229 metro stations.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Government launches air quality warning system in Delhi to combat air pollution

    The Union Government unveiled an Air Quality early warning system for the Delhi region. The system has been designed with the help of American and Finnish models to predict extreme air pollution levels. The system will help combat air pollution in the National Capital by getting information 2-5 days in advance.

    Oct 15, 2018
  • Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics inaugurated in Delhi

    The Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA) was inaugurated by Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi. The centre has been created to support government departments to unlock the hidden potential of the data that they are generating as a part of the governance processes and use it to improve the overall governance.

    Sep 29, 2018
  • Delhi, Seoul sign MoU to tackle air pollution, improve infrastructure

    The Delhi government has signed a 'Friendship and Cooperation Agreement' with the Seoul Metropolitan Government to work closely in the fields of environment, tourism, waste water and solid waste management, infrastructure and public health.

    Sep 17, 2018
  • Delhi Government launches doorstep delivery of 40 services

    The Delhi government has launched a scheme that will enable doorstep delivery of 40 essential government services such as caste and marriage certificates, driving license and new water connections in the first phase.

    Sep 10, 2018
  • Delhi government raises prize money for Asian Games medal winners

    The Delhi Government has increased the prize money for the players from the state who won medals for the nation at the recently-concluded 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. The CM also announced two new policies to promote sportspersons in the city.

    Sep 5, 2018
  • Rajendra Menon sworn in as Chief Justice of Delhi HC

    Justice Rajendra Menon was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court by Lt Governor Anil Baijal at a ceremony held at the Raj Niwas in New Delhi on August 9. The inclusion of Justice Menon will not, however, add to the depleted number of judges of the Delhi high court.

    Aug 10, 2018
  • Begging in Delhi no more a criminal offence: Delhi High Court

    The High Court was considering two PILs seeking by Harsh Mandar and Karnika Sawhney to decriminalise begging. The PILs have sought basic human and fundamental rights for beggars in the National Capital, apart from decriminalising begging. They have also sought basic amenities such as proper food and medical facilities at all homes for beggars in the city.

    Aug 8, 2018
  • Delhi Government approves proposal delinking Aadhaar and social welfare benefits

    The Delhi cabinet has approved a proposal to do away with the requirement of linking the 12-digit Aadhaar number with bank accounts to avail the benefits of welfare schemes including old age, disability and widow pensions.

    Aug 1, 2018
  • Delhi Government launches new solar scheme to increase farmers’ income

    Delhi cabinet has approved a scheme under which farmers in the national capital will be able to lease out a part of their agricultural land for setting up of solar panels to get additional income. The scheme will start in nine months and at least five solar companies have evinced interest.

    Jul 26, 2018
  • Environment Minister inaugurates advanced system of air quality ‘SAFAR’

    Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has unveiled a state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System– SAFAR in New Delhi. First of its kind in the country, the system was developed indigenously in record time by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune.

    Jul 23, 2018