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Delhi Education Minister releases list of 250 govt-run schools, challenges his Punjab counterpart to release the same

New Delhi [India]: As the debate between the Education Ministers of Delhi and Punjab over schools, quality of education in their respective states continues, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday released a list of 250 Delhi-government run schools in the national capital and challenged his Punjab counterpart Pargat Singh to release a list of 250 schools run by his government.“It is a matter of happiness that the issue of education has become a part of electoral politics and whatever has happened in Delhi government schools during the last five to six years has forced other political parties to talk about education as well. When Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal talked about education in Punjab, the education minister Pargat Singh said that no work in education had taken place in Delhi but a lot of work has taken place in his…

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Manish Sisodia likely to address ‘important’ press conference in Delhi today

New Delhi [India]: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is likely to address an important press conference on Saturday.According to sources, Sisodia will address the press conference at 12.30 pm on Saturday from party headquarters in New Delhi. Meanwhile, sources have also informed the senior Congress leader from Delhi, Mukesh Goel is likely to join AAP on Saturday.Notably, AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit Chandigarh in Punjab on Saturday to express support to protesting teachers in Mohali.

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Increase in inflation in Delhi was 2 pc less than national rate in 2020-21, says Manish Sisodia

New Delhi [India]: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday released the Annual Report of the Price Index for Delhi prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics for the Financial Year 2020-21.On the occasion, Sisodia said, “In the Financial Year 2020-21, the rate of growth in average annual inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5 per cent nationally while in Delhi this rate was only 3.0 per cent.” In a statement on this report, Manish Sisodia said that the Kejriwal Government is committed to the common man and always stands with him.During the COVID-19 pandemic, when the inflation rate increased rapidly in the entire country, the Kejriwal Government did not allow an increase in inflation in Delhi.“The inflation rate increased sharply during COVID in the country and the prices of essential commodities increased. In Delhi, however, the…

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Delhi govt orders probe into Green Park incident

New Delhi [India] : The Delhi government on Saturday ordered a probe into the collapse of a portion of multilevel parking in Green Park and directed the authorities to submit a report in 15 days.Addressing a press conference, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “Within one year, the parking lot collapsed. God’s grace that there were no people there at that time, otherwise there could have been a big accident, but the vehicles were damaged.” “The BJP-run municipal corporations keep claiming they have no funds, but when they have money, they use it like this. They spend it on corruption. To build this parking facility, the BJP collected big amounts of money from nearby shopkeepers in the name of conversion charges,” Sisodia alleged.He added that the Delhi government has taken the matter very seriously and ordered an inquiry.” I have directed the Director Local…

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300 units of free electricity for all if AAP voted to power in UP

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday announced that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will provide 300 units of free electricity to all if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 16 : “If Aam Aadmi Party is voted to power, everyone will get 300 units of free electricity. In Delhi, people are getting zero electricity bills under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and we will do the same in UP,” said Sisodia while addressing a press conference. He said that it was time that people in the state get relief from hefty electricity bills and promised cancellation of bills of 48 lakh families in the state.“Pending bills of 48 lakh families will be cancelled if we come to power. There are 48 lakh families in the state that receive hefty electricity bills and are considered as criminals by the Yogi…

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Beautification of Delhi parks

New Delhi [India]: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday reviewed the Chief Minister’s Park Beautification Scheme and instructed the concerned officials in this regard.According to a statement issued by the Delhi government, the Arvind Kejriwal government will beautify all parks in the city to fulfil its vision of making Delhi one of the most livable cities in the world, under the Chief Minister’s Park Beautification Scheme. Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia announced that Delhi will be made a city of gardens and appealed to the people of Delhi to take part in protecting and beautifying the parks. Under this campaign to make the parks beautiful, Sisodia will visit them and take stock of the situation.Along with this, suggestions will also be taken from the nearby residents regarding the beautification of parks.Speaking to media, Sisodia said, “Delhi is like a family and every member…

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Supply of vaccines is almost over: Manish Sisodia flag concern over vaccine shortage

The Delhi on Wednesday flag concern about vaccine shortage amid the third wave of coronavirus and fight against the Delta plus variant of the virus. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the supply of vaccines is almost over in the national capital. “After tomorrow most of the centers will not have the vaccine. Hopefully, by then the quota for July comes, otherwise, we will have to stop the vaccination,” Manish Sisodia said. Earlier on Tuesday, to ensure that the “high-speed vaccination” process continues, the Delhi government had requested the centre to replenish the Covid vaccine stock in the national capital before the current stock runs out. As of Tuesday morning, Delhi had a stock of 5.25 lakh vaccines including 3.75 lakh doses of Covishield and 1.5 lakh doses of Covaxin. Meanwhile, the Centre on Wednesday said that states and union territories will receive…