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It has always worked in the interest of the common man and has been successful in providing clean environment. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi during the tenure of BJP has seen large scale corruption. The Congress government in Delhi has provided transparent and responsible administration to the citizens of Delhi. Sonia Gandhi. 2012. the success story of Delhi government. water & electricity.OUR VISION The citizens of Delhi shall be electing their representatives to the three Corporations in Delhi. the Congress government has achieved new heights of development and all round progress. quality education. The Congress Party is approaching the citizens of Delhi in the coming Municipal election on the basis of its track record in delhi government. It is on account of the consistent good work of the Congress government in Delhi that it has become a world class clean and green city. which has dealt a blow to the faith of the common man in this institution. 1 . efficient public transport and better opportunities of growth to all sections of society. on April 15. Under the able leadership of Smt. improved health facilities. The Bhagidari scheme of Delhi government has succeeded in accommodating common man's views and aspirations in governmental policies and programmes. Our tradition is to desist from making false promises & spurious claims. We fulfill what we promise. It is the objective of the Congress party to restore this faith and emulate at the local level of governance.

2 .North Delhi Corporation. Greater transparency and accountability in administration. Ø Ø The population of Delhi has touched 170 lacs and the density of the population is one of the highest in the country. Ø Ø Ø Better governance. South Delhi Corporation and East Delhi Corporation.THREE CORPORATIONS FOR BETTER GOVERNANCE (Writing three different but equitable growth stories) The landmark decision to have three corporations in Delhi . Faster growth. All round development and to Bring the corporations closer to the people. was taken with a view to ensure. The high level of development and better employment opportunities in Delhi attract people from all over the country. The bold and historic decision of the Congress for providing reservation of 50 percent seats for women in the three corporations is a revolutionary step in the direction of empowerment of women. The pressure of ever increasing population had thrown a challenge which needed to be addressed.

Unique model adopted by the Congress government for continuous participation of the people / RWAs in matters of governance. 2005 for responsible. Better pollution control measures. transparent and accountable governance. 3 . Green area of Delhi increased from 2 percent to 20 percent and the number of city forests rose to 42 in the last 16 years of the Congress regime. Mapping and boundary fixated in one month. Uninterrupted power supply and regular water supply.Achievements of the Congress Party in MCD(2002-07) and Delhi Government Right to Information Delhi was the first to introduce and implement Right to Information Act. Bhagidari Green Capital Water & Electricity Unauthorized Colonies Provisional certificates to unauthorized colonies after the approval of the Central Government. The government went a step forward by engaging with people in tele.conferencing.

Rajiv Gandhi. low cost houses built for economically weaker sections of society. Introduced a simple and transparent Unit Area System for convenient filing of property tax. Allotment of 15000 such houses already begun. · Put an end to the Inspector Raj. Upto 10 lakh tax payers availed the benefit so far. · Became the first corporation in India to have on-line availability of birth and death certificates. During Congress tenure in MCD(2002-07) · Commendable progress made in the area of computerization and egovernance. · On line tendering introduced for greater transparency. E-Governance Improvement in Tax Services MCD (2002-2007) under Congress. 4 .Low Cost Housing Fulfilling the dream of Late Sh.

Solid Waste Management Public Private Partnership (PPP) for better Solid Waste Management. 1383 crores in 2002 to Rs. Consequent relief to the people. · Revenue increased during the Congress regime in MCD from Rs.· Rise in the income of the corporation through privatization of collection of road tax . Scientific Solid Waste Management. · No tax enhancement during the Congress regime in MCD. 3775 crores in 2006-07. · Two new Sanitary land-fill sites. · Recycling and reuse of waste in various parts of the city as better environment practices. 5 .

Major relief to Delhi Students who were forced to go out of Delhi for higher studies.Education · Porta cabins in place of 1000 tented schools of MCD under Congress rule. · Free books. Health · Better health services by ensuring free treatment to children under Chacha Nehru Health Scheme. · Establishment of large number of poly clinics. uniforms. All these provide professional and technical education. woollen clothes and cooked nutritious meals. · Insurance scheme for school children in corporation schools. dispensaries and hospitals in different parts of the city including Mother and Child Health Care Centers. · First Women Technological University in the country. · More than 100 colleges and six universities . 6 .

· Opening of Salimgarh Fort road connecting North Delhi to East Delhi. · Modern and comfortable Red and Green Low Floor Buses. 7 .Transport Revolutionary changes in modes of public transport. · Smoother movement of traffic with new flyovers and underpass facilities in several areas.320 km coverage. · Reserved coach for women in Metro trains after intervention of Delhi government. · Completion of third phase of Metro. · Sarai Kale Khan to be linked with Mayur Vihar in the second phase of Barapulla elevated corridor. · Plan for Mono Rail for narrow and congested areas of East Delhi on priority basis.

· 136 shelter homes for the poor in winter. · Financial grant for the marriage of widow's daughters raised to Rs. 15/-. · The same facility now made available for daughters of destitute women. 30. · New Working Women's Hostels in Dwarka and Rohini. 8 .Social Welfare · Introduction of the popular “Laadli Yojana” for the protection and empowerment of girl child. · Nutritious food for the poor of Delhi for Rs. · Increase in Old Age and Widow pension.000. · Special focus on the health of young girls through “Kishori Yojna” and Sabla.

· Modern meat processing complex built in Ghazipur during Congress regime.560 Anganwadi centers working for health and nutrition needs of women and children. \ · Age limit for concession for women in railways reduced from 60 yrs to 58 years after Delhi government intervention. · 10. 9 .· 134 Gender Resource Centers working for economic and social empowerment of women. concession raised from 30 percent to 40 percent. For male senior citizens. · Work of Civic centre started during Congress regime.

Paharganj and Karol Bagh areas in accordance with the wishes of the people.Our Commitments 1. There was interruption in regularization of unauthorized colonies due to delayed submission of layout plan by BJP. Our priority is to expedite the clearance of layout plans of identified unauthorized colonies so that they could be regularized without any further delay. To check harassment of citizens Online approval of plans on submission of certificate from the structural engineer. 3. 10 . The development plan of Old Delhi. Merging extended Lal Dora with Lal Dora and marking new boundaries. We are committed to expanding citizen's charter for bringing time bound results and accountability in the working of the Corporation. 8. Survey and subsequent determination of land use for remaining 307 roads over and above already notified commercial and mixed (Residential / Commercial) 2232 roads. 6. 4. 5. 2. Allowing sub-division of plots. Simplification of procedure for approval of layout plans/designs. Lal Dora free from building bye-laws. 7.

Construction of Pucca building of corporation schools.abled children in all corporation schools. Urdu and English as second language in all corporations. furniture and fire fighting equipments in all schools of Municipal Corporation. 12. Special scholarships for children belonging to weaker sections. 14. 15. 11 . 17. One library-cum-study room in each ward. Full implementation of Right to Education Act. No child shall be denied admission in any corporation school. Computer-aided learning facility for children. Filling up of all vacancies of teachers in corporation schools. 11. Ensuring 25% seats for children of weaker sections in all corporation recognized private schools. 10. Scheduled Castes and minorities. 2009 in corporation schools. Suitable facilities for differently. Adequate arrangement for water. 18. 16. 19. Teaching of Punjabi. electricity and toilets in corporation schools.EDUCATION 9. Proper arrangement of desks. 13.

. Free spectacles for children and senior citizens. 25. Basic health. 24. 22. maternity and child care facilities in every ward. HEALTH 21. Walking sticks for senior citizens. URBAN DEVELOPMENT 27. Ayurvedic. Construction of new hospitals and capacity enhancement of existing hospitals. Permission for use of playgrounds of Corporation school after school hours by neighbourhood children. 12 28.20. New Allopathic. Better lighting facilities on streets and lanes and public places. Unani and Homeopathic dispensaries in each ward along with laboratory facilities. especially weaker sections and senior citizens. Facility of specialised treatment and medicine for people of the weaker sections. Institution of a Task Force for monitoring repairs and maintenance of roads. 23. 26. Mobile health facilities for all. One Naturopathy and one Ayurvedic hospital under each corporation.

Sports and cultural facilities. Cleaning of drains by adopting better dredging techniques . Provision of latest mechanical gadgets (supersuction machine) for cleaning of underground drains. 13 . Full and judicious use of funds earmarked for development of Industrial areas. akharas and recreation centers for senior citizens on the basis of demand in each ward. Revival of suspended works relating to parking projects and construction of conventional as well as modern multi-level parking.29. Covering of large drains and using the available space so created for creating public utilities. DRAINS 31. 30. Good use of traditional sources of water. Special attention to water conservation. 36. Setting up of a training centre in each ward for providing employment opportunities to women. Mandatory and regular cleaning of drains. 34. 32. 33. Availability of high power booster pumps during monsoon. SOCIAL SECTOR 35. gyms. Provision of roads and other civic amenities.increasing their loadcarrying capacity.

barber and MISCELLANEOUS 45. 39. 43. Booking of such parks at concessional rates for widow's daughters' marriage. Community centers for marriages and other family functions. Computerized and Single Window Citizen Service Centers in each zone of the three corporations. 47. 14 . Garbage free and Poster free Delhi. Providing mochi working space for dhobi. Strengthening e-governance for better transparency and control of corruption in the administration. 44.37. 46. Setting up of an indoor and an outdoor sports complex in each ward based on the availability of land. Regularization of weekly markets/bazars. 38. Full transparency and simplification in booking of designated parks for functions. Appropriate policy for Teh-bazari. Hostels for working women and creches for children of working mothers. 41. 42. 40.

Relaxation in property tax for senior citizens. Improvement in the conditions of dairy colonies and development of new dairy colonies. 51. Durga puja. 50. Organising monthly Ward Sabhas in Wards held by Congress Councilors as a platform for all residents to engage with the MCD Councilors and MCD officials for prioritizing ward-wise works and thereby ensuring comprehensive development of the Ward. widows and single women. 49. Chhat Puja. Construction of Low Cost Houses for Safai Karamcharis. Special steps for controlling the menace of monkeys and dogs. 15 . Provision of special sites/ghats for religious festivals such as Ramlila. Pongal and Kawar etc. 54.48. 52. Better facilities for Haj Pilgrims on the occasion of Urs. 53.

· · · · · New Homeopathic dispensary in Karawal Nagar. strengthening and improvement of Loni Road. New Obstetric ward at Swami Dayanand Hospital. · Upgradation and maintenance of colony roads on a regular basis. Nursing School at Swami Dayanand Hospital.EAST DELHI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AREA SPECIFIC PROJECTS HEALTH · New dispensary in Karawal Nagar along with Ayurvedic para surgical unit and two more dispensaries within the jurisdiction of East Delhi Corporation. Panchkarma facilities at Swami Dayanand Hospital. ROADS · Sarai Kale Khan to be linked with Mayur Vihar in the second phase of Barapulla elevated corridor. 16 . · Widening. Multi Speciality Hospital in Geeta Colony.

Rajiv Nagar 2. 17 .· Construction of roads measuring upto 600 kms for better traffic management. Khajuri Khas 6. Harsh Vihar 5. v 500 High Mast Lights for purposes of security and better lighting in public parks. work on other internal and main roads to be given same priority. PRIMARY EDUCATION · Providing lands for new MCD schools in 1. In addition to these. Shiv Vihar 4. Mustafabad 3. Shastri Park Extension IMPORTANT PROJECTS v Construction/maintenance of 150 kms drains for improved drainage system.

v Effective steps will be taken to address the issues of water logging and regular cleaning of drains to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes and resultant water borne diseases. v Four Recreation Centers for the area. 18 .v Construction/maintenance of about 100 parks for general public. v A Sports Stadium for promotion of sports and improved facilities for sports persons. v Eighteen new Community Centers to be opened for family functions and public functions. v Four Footover Bridges/ Subways for the convenience and safety of pedestrians. v Proposal for Attractive tourist spots on the banks of river Yamuna. v Construction of an underpass to ease traffic congestion.

full and judicious use of funds earmarked for unauthorised colonies. Roads and sanitation condition in these colonies is very poor. The funds earmarked for them remained unutilised under the BJP led MCD. These areas remained neglected so far.Immediate. 19 .

The result shows. OUR COMMITMENT Ø The trust you reposed in us in the Assembly Election is the source of our strength. The lack of control over basic municipal services administered by the BJP in MCD has been the main limiting factor in bringing about all round improvement in civic services. Congress.YOUR TRUST. is changing the face of Delhi. seeks your support in the up-coming election to the corporation so that the two levels of governance go hand in hand. Ø 20 . therefore. Congress Govt.

EAST DELHI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION Ward No. 209210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 - NAME MAYUR VIHAR PHASE-I(WOMAN) DALLOPURA(SC(W)) TRILOK PURI(GEN) NEW ASHOK NAGAR(WOMAN) KALYAN PURI(SC) KHICHRIPUR(GEN) KONDLI(WOMAN) GHAROLI(GEN) VINOD NAGAR(WOMAN) MANDAWALI(SC(W)) MAYUR VIHAR PHASE II(GEN) PATPAR GANJ(WOMAN) KISHAN KUNJ(GEN) LAXMI NAGAR(WOMAN) SHAKARPUR(GEN) PANDAV NAGAR(WOMAN) ANAND VIHAR(GEN) VISHWASH NAGAR(SC) I. EXTENTION(WOMAN) PREET VIHAR(GEN) KRISHNA NAGAR(WOMAN) GEETA COLONY(GEN) GHONDLI(WOMAN) ANARKALI(GEN) DHARAM PURA(SC(W)) GANDHI NAGAR(WOMAN) AZAD NAGAR(GEN) RAGHUBAR PURA(WOMAN) SHAHDARA(SC) JHILMIL(GEN) VIVEK VIHAR(WOMAN) DILSHAD COLONY(GEN) Ward No.(WOMAN) MAUJ PUR(GEN) BHAJANPURA(WOMAN) BRAHAMPURI(GEN) GHONDA(SC(W)) YAMUNA VIHAR(WOMAN) SUBHASH MOHALLA(GEN) KARDAMPURI(WOMAN) JANTA COLONY(GEN) BABAR PUR(WOMAN) JIWANPUR(GEN) GOKALPUR(SC) SABOLI(WOMAN) HARSH VIHAR(GEN) SHIV VIHAR(SC(W)) KARAWAL NAGAR EAST(WOMAN) NEHRU VIHAR(GEN) MUSTAFABAD(WOMAN) KHAJOORI KHAS(GEN) TUKHMIR PUR(WOMAN) KARAWAL NAGAR WEST(GEN) SONIA VIHAR(WOMAN) .P. 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 - NAME DILSHAD GARDEN(WOMAN) NEW SEEMA PURI(GEN) NAND NAGRI(SC(W)) SUNDER NAGRI(WOMAN) DURGA PURI(SC) ASHOK NAGAR(GEN) RAMNAGAR(WOMAN) WELCOME COLONY(GEN) CHAUHAN BANGAR(WOMAN) ZAFFRABAD(GEN) NEW USMANPUR.

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