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Delhi govt to introduce new policy on maintenance of parks with RWAs, NGOs

So, the government wants to introduce a new policy along with RWAs, women organisations and NGOs for maintenance of parks in their own areas, the chief minister said.


PTI 29 Jul 2018, 06:10 PM India

The Delhi government will soon launch a scheme that will allow parks to be maintained by local residents and NGOs, with the cost being borne by the city government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

Addressing a gathering of representatives of RWAs, market associations and NGOs at Indira Gandhi Stadium here, he said, "The government alone cannot do everything, we need people's cooperation".

"We want to beautify Delhi. We have about 18,000 parks in the city. Last week, I had a meeting with some members of the RWAs (resident welfare associations). About, 250 RWAs maintain nearly 1,300 parks and are maintaining them well," he said.

So, the government wants to introduce a new policy along with RWAs, women organisations and NGOs for maintenance of parks in their own areas, the chief minister said.

"And, we will bear the cost. Soon we are going to launch the scheme... And, 2 crore people of Delhi can together make the city one of the best in the world," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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