New Delhi: South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat on Wednesday interacted with students of Indian Institute of Democratic Leadership, Mumbai, answering their queries on the functioning and administrative set up of SDMC and sharing with them future action plans chalked out to provide advanced civic amenities to citizens.
She informed them that since its inception after the trifurcation of the erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Delhi in 2012, SDMC has become the most efficient, economically sound and smooth functioning civic body in the national Capital.
Enumerating SDMC's achievements, Sehrawat said that the Corporation has been bestowed with the first prize by the President among all civic bodies for installation of more than two lakh LED lights in the shortest possible time in the world.
"Ours is the first Civic Body in the Capital to provide cash less medical health services to its 42,000 employees," she said.
The South Delhi Mayor added that the Corporation is moving fast to make procedures simple, online and lesser in number, in keeping with the 'Ease of Doing Business' concept promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
She added that the SDMC Property Tax department has always been successful in collection of tax and even exceeded targets.
The Education department has been imparting quality education in 581 schools to 2.75 lakh students, and its schools have been concentrating on computer education and activities one a day a week to ensure overall development of students, she added.