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NDMC areas to get one million gallon water extra

The Delhi government has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to provide extra one million gallon water to areas falling under New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.

He also announced that free supply of <g data-gr-id="19">20 kilo</g> litre water and 40 units of electricity will soon be provided to the residents of NDMC areas.

Kejriwal made these announcements during an interactive session organised by NDMC to invite suggestions from Resident Welfare Associations (RWA) and Traders/ Market Association to make the smart city proposal more participatory and inclusive.

“The Chief Minister also asked NDMC to ensure that CCTV cameras in its areas should be <g data-gr-id="20">proper</g> functional. He heard the problems of RWA’s and assured their redressal,” a statement issued by the civic body said.

Naresh Kumar, chairman, NDMC, said the council has devised a 10-point programme to achieve the smart city mission programme. “The proposal includes smart hospitals and dispensaries by e-Hospital portal, smart schools based on international standards, smart grid of energy for saving electricity, 24x7 uninterrupted water supply, CCTV surveillance system for security of every citizen, smart energy management through replacing of LED bulbs, among others,” he said.
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