Mcd: Corporation Will Spend Rs 16023 Crore

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After integration, the first budget of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was released on Tuesday. The corporation will spend around Rs 16023 crore on Delhi next year. The maximum expenditure will be on cleanliness, general administration and education. After this, there is a plan to spend on public works and street lights and public health and medical services.

The corporation has made the next year’s budget about 747 crore more than the current year’s budget. The budget prepared by the Corporation Commissioner was to be made public in the first week of December as per rules, it was released on Tuesday after the model code of conduct was lifted due to elections. At the same time, now the new leadership that has come to power in the corporation can reshuffle the budget. The final form of the budget will be passed in the House under the chairmanship of the Mayor. Then the corporation commissioner will implement this budget.

The MCD had estimated an income of about Rs 15,276 crore in the current year’s budget. Next year, an income of about Rs 15523 crore is estimated to be received in the budget. In this, the annual grant received from the government is estimated to be about Rs 4250 crore, about Rs 8286 crore as tax, about Rs 903 crore from fees and fines, about Rs 11273 crore from advertisement income, development compensation charges and other receipts. has gone. Apart from this, there is a plan to spend maximum Rs 4465 crore on cleanliness in the new budget. After this, there is a plan to spend Rs 3335 crore on general administrative works, Rs 2847 crore on education, about Rs 1820 crore on public works and Rs 1719 crore on public health and medical services.

Work done to increase cleanliness and greenery: Gyanesh said that emphasis was laid on improving the cleanliness system and increasing greenery. Corporation personnel had an important contribution in this. Despite financial challenges, the corporation has succeeded in increasing greenery in the parks.

Property tax amnesty scheme will remain in force: In the financial year 2022-23, one time property tax amnesty scheme Samridhi has been implemented. This has brought great relief to lakhs of families of residential and commercial property owners in the city. This scheme will continue to be applicable in future also.

Delhi moves towards Zero Waste Colony: The commissioner informed that through public cooperation, 49 colonies and group housing societies of all 12 zones have been made Zero Waste Colony and 35 colonies and group housing societies have been made green friends. These colonies are being given an additional rebate of five per cent in property tax. This scheme will prove to be a milestone in cleaning the colonies.

Emphasis on timely payment of salaries to employees
MCD Commissioner Gyanesh Bharti while proposing the revised budget estimates of the corporation for the financial year 2022-23 and the estimated budget for the financial year 2023-24, said that after integration, the corporation’s emphasis will be on paying salaries to its employees on time. Giving pension to the pensioners on time will be a priority. Apart from this, emphasis will be laid on providing better facilities to the citizens, doing public friendly schemes and development works in an effective and time-bound manner.

Steps taken to make electricity from garbage
The Commissioner informed that a 25 MW capacity Waste to Energy plant has been set up in Tehkhand to generate electricity from garbage. Green energy will be generated from this plant with a capacity of 2000 metric tonnes of waste.

Expansion

After integration, the first budget of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was released on Tuesday. The corporation will spend around Rs 16023 crore on Delhi next year. The maximum expenditure will be on cleanliness, general administration and education. After this, there is a plan to spend on public works and street lights and public health and medical services.

The corporation has made the next year’s budget about 747 crore more than the current year’s budget. The budget prepared by the Corporation Commissioner was to be made public in the first week of December as per rules, it was released on Tuesday after the model code of conduct was lifted due to elections. At the same time, now the new leadership that has come to power in the corporation can reshuffle the budget. The final form of the budget will be passed in the House under the chairmanship of the Mayor. Then the corporation commissioner will implement this budget.

The MCD had estimated an income of about Rs 15,276 crore in the current year’s budget. Next year, an income of about Rs 15523 crore is estimated to be received in the budget. In this, the annual grant received from the government is estimated to be about Rs 4250 crore, about Rs 8286 crore as tax, about Rs 903 crore from fees and fines, about Rs 11273 crore from advertisement income, development compensation charges and other receipts. has gone. Apart from this, there is a plan to spend maximum Rs 4465 crore on cleanliness in the new budget. After this, there is a plan to spend Rs 3335 crore on general administrative works, Rs 2847 crore on education, about Rs 1820 crore on public works and Rs 1719 crore on public health and medical services.

Work done to increase cleanliness and greenery: Gyanesh said that emphasis was laid on improving the cleanliness system and increasing greenery. Corporation personnel had an important contribution in this. Despite financial challenges, the corporation has succeeded in increasing greenery in the parks.

Property tax amnesty scheme will remain in force: In the financial year 2022-23, one time property tax amnesty scheme Samridhi has been implemented. This has brought great relief to lakhs of families of residential and commercial property owners in the city. This scheme will continue to be applicable in future also.

Delhi moves towards Zero Waste Colony: The commissioner informed that through public cooperation, 49 colonies and group housing societies of all 12 zones have been made Zero Waste Colony and 35 colonies and group housing societies have been made green friends. These colonies are being given an additional rebate of five per cent in property tax. This scheme will prove to be a milestone in cleaning the colonies.

Emphasis on timely payment of salaries to employees

MCD Commissioner Gyanesh Bharti while proposing the revised budget estimates of the corporation for the financial year 2022-23 and the estimated budget for the financial year 2023-24, said that after integration, the corporation’s emphasis will be on paying salaries to its employees on time. Giving pension to the pensioners on time will be a priority. Apart from this, emphasis will be laid on providing better facilities to the citizens, doing public friendly schemes and development works in an effective and time-bound manner.

Steps taken to make electricity from garbage

The Commissioner informed that a 25 MW capacity Waste to Energy plant has been set up in Tehkhand to generate electricity from garbage. Green energy will be generated from this plant with a capacity of 2000 metric tonnes of waste.

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