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MCD to conduct clean drive to roads for 15 days ahead of G-20 summit

MCD Commissioner Gyanesh Bharti has issued directions to all officers to be ready for the drive that is slated to begin from Monday, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in a statement.

By Team Pardaphash 
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NEW DELHI: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi(MCD) would carry out a 15-day intensive drive to remove temporary and permanent encroachment from footpaths in the national capital to ease traffic and pedestrian movement and clear all kinds of waste from roads ahead of the G20 Summit, an official statement said.
Commissioner, MCD Gyanesh Bharti has instructed all concerned officers to put their best foot forward towards making Delhi a shining chapter in the success story of the G-20 Summit.

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As the roads define the character of any city, it has been decided to endeavour a facelift for the city roads in a big way, so that the capital city gives a spick and span look to the foreign dignitaries coming to attend the G-20 Summit in Delhi. The drive being undertaken in pursuance to the direction of the Chief Secretary of Delhi shall exclusively start from February 6 for a period of 15 days and all field functionaries shall actively participate in the drive. The main objective will be to give a facelift to the city roads, a statement said.

All unauthorized Posters/ Hoardings would be removed from the roads including all kinds of Waste/ Malba. The overhead cables also pose an ugly/unkept look on the roads, these cables would be removed/managed, wherever possible by the agencies concerned.

Meanwhile,Manish Sisodia Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi has approved a project worth Rs 17.5 crores for the decoration and strengthening of Mathura Road, Bhairon Marg and Ring Road around the ITPO Complex. The project is also part of preparations for the G-20 conventions to be held in the state this year.

The Deputy Chief Minister has instructed the PWD officials to complete all the work related to the project by March. He also instructed them to ensure that the common people should not face any problems during the construction work and that the standards of safety security and quality should be followed with commitment.

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