Kejriwal announces doorstep delivery of 100 types of government jobs from 10 September

01 September 2018, 05:44 PM
Arvind Kejriwal announces doorstep delivery of 100 types of govt services from 10 September (File Photo)
Arvind Kejriwal announces doorstep delivery of 100 types of govt services from 10 September (File Photo)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that Aam Aadmi Party will begin doorstep delivery over around 100 types of services including ration supplies from September 10. The Aam Aadmi Party leader said the development is a “revolution in governance” and is a “big blow to corruption”.

“Doorstep delivery of services. A revolution in governance. A big blow to corruption. Super convenience for people. Happening for the first time anywhere in the world. Starts from 10th Sept,” tweeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

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Citizens of the National Capital can avail around 100 types of doorstep delivery services to get their driving licenses, certificates of marriage, caste, new water connections, etc., for a nominal fee of Rs 50 each.

Reportedly, the officials would go to people’s house to collect payment and complete the due paperwork.

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The AAP government have claimed that no citizens of Delhi would suffer the harassment of long queues for the services under the scheme and Mobil Sahayaks (facilitators) would be hired via an agency.

The Mobile Sahayaks would carry all equipment such camera, biometric devices to ease the process, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said in November 2017.

Earlier, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government had accused Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal of delaying the proposal at the behest of the Centre. However, a Constitution Bench on July 4 had paved the way for the Delhi government to proceed with the scheme after laying down broad parameters for the governance of the national capital.

First Published: Saturday, September 01, 2018 09:51 AM
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