Inspection of eateries ordered in Hauz Khas
According to a senior official, the area is “vulnerable” to any untoward incident as over 50 <g data-gr-id="16">restro</g>-bars are operational in tightly-packed alleys.
Many food joints and restaurants are located in the same building with narrow entry and exit points which may prove to be <g data-gr-id="20">hindrance</g> during any immediate evacuation. “Home Minister Satyendra Jain has ordered to carry out a joint inspection by officials of <g data-gr-id="21">fire</g> department, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and South Municipal Corporation. The inspection team will identify the fire safety measures and loopholes in the entities,” the official said. He said the purpose behind the joint-inspection is to ensure that all the entities operate as per laid-down norms.
Karol Bagh all set to become world class tourist hub
Delhi tourism minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday convened a <g data-gr-id="66">high level</g> meeting to make Karol Bagh a <g data-gr-id="68">world class</g> tourist and trader-friendly destination. The meeting was attended by the officers of DDA, MCDs, and Delhi Tourism. “The officers have been directed to prepare a plan to make Karol Bagh pedestrian-friendly and <g data-gr-id="64">expedite</g> creation of parking sites,” said Kapil Mishra. The minister also discussed pedestrian and traffic management plans in Karol Bagh for implementation at the earliest besides radically improved footfall for traders, making the environment less polluted and less congested traffic. “We will write to the competent authorities to request them to expand Raahgiri in Karol Bagh as well,” added the minister.