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MCD councillors raised issues inadequately compared to complaints lodged by people: claims NGO

Councillors in the three municipal corporations in Delhi raised local issues in the House which were commensurately inadequate compared to the complaints filed by local residents in the year 2018, an NGO claimed on Wednesday. At a press conference held here, the Mumbai-based Praja Foundation released a report card of Delhi municipal councillors for the period, April 2018 to March 2019. Director of Praja Foundation, Milind Mhaske, told reporters that the councillors in total raised 19,422 issues among which the working of the municipal system and its administration topped the list, followed by solid waste management and licencing, among other issues. We obtained through RTI the volume of complaints filed by people with the corporations, through helpline or physically at various offices. The total number of complaints in the year 2018, from January-December stood at 1,49,838 including all the three corporations -- NDMC, SDMC and EDMC, he said. And, when the nature of issued ...


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