A delegation of Dwarka Forum consisting of Shri Sushil Kumar, Shri Sanjeev Goyal, Shri Arvinder Singh Chhatwal, Shri P. Menon and Ms Madhuri had a meeting with Shri D.P. Singh, Chief Engineer (Dwarka), Delhi Development Authority on 15th March 2016 at his office. Shri A.K. Chopra (SE) and most of the Executive Engineers / Assistant Engineers of various Civil and Electrical Divisions pertaining to Dwarka Sub-City were present. Shri Prem Chand, Deputy Director (Horticulture), also attended the meeting. 

Dwarka Forum discussed several Civil / Electrical / Horticulture related issues of entire Dwarka Sub-City in details with the concerned Officers i.e. broken boundary walls / gates / walking paths of various parks, potholes on the roads, broken paver blocks (Tiles) on road side berms, availability of booster pumps in the parks, status of manure machines, revival of water bodies, provisions of open Gyms etc.

It was also requested for pruning of leaves on regular basis, which obstruct the traffic lights to avoid accidents. Further Dwarka Forum brought to the notice of Chief Enegineer about the problems being faced by the residents of DDA’s plotted area for getting the new water / sewer connections. The Forum also raised the issue regarding two market plots situated at Sector 8 and Sector 16B occupied by SDMC for more than ten years, though the allotment was made in 2005 only for one year purely on temporary basis.

After detailed discussion on all the points raised, Chief Engineer has very kindly assured repairing of all the potholes with ready mix concrete before the monsoon. He also assured release of water supply bills before 31st March 2016. Regarding civil work of the parks, CE informed that directions are already given by him to the concerned division to identify and repair of broken boundary walls / gates / footpaths of all the parks with whitewashing etc.

Regarding market plots, CE informed that discussions with SDMC are at advance stage and matter will be sorted out soon. On request for open gyms in various parks, CE assured that DDA will give the estimates on the individual requests of the RWA, and further expenditure to be incurred by MP/MLA’s budgetary provisions on their instructions.

Deputy Director (Horticulture) raised the issue of space of dumping horticulture waste resulting from maintenance of gardens; Chief Engineer instructed the concerned officials to survey the available land at Sector 24 Dwarka for this purpose.

The meeting was conducted in good atmosphere and it was mutually agreed upon to have such meetings regularly to take the stalk of the development. Dwarka Forum thanked Chief Engineer and other DDA Officials for their efforts.

Citizen’s reporter

A.S. Chhatwal
Joint Secretary,
Dwarka Forum