Deputy CM Sisodia inaugurates eight public libraries
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday inaugurated eight public libraries constructed under Swaraj Fund in the Karawal Nagar assembly constituency in North-east Delhi.
These libraries have been put together with the help of Citizen Local Area Development (C-LAD) or Swaraj fund. People chose them as priority projects in Mohalla Sabhas conducted in various assembly constituencies.
Karwal Nagar MLA and Water Minister Kapil Mishra was also present on the occasion.
A press statement released by the Delhi Government said they had conducted over 400 Mohalla Sabha meetings in 11 constituencies to ask, tabulate and execute works that the citizens wanted and needed in their community.
“To execute this, Delhi Government has piloted the Swaraj Fund, under which all development works would be proposed and awarded by Mohalla Sabhas, for which Rs 350 crore was allocated in 2015-16,” the statement said.