New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday (August 3) spelt out his authorities’s roadmap for Delhi for 2047, and invited concepts from the company sector and philanthropic our bodies to assist make it the ‘primary metropolis’ on the planet.
‘Delhi@2047’ is a platform for fostering partnerships with the non-public sector/CSR initiatives and philanthropic organisations to realize the imaginative and prescient for Delhi by 2047. CM Kejriwal mentioned that the federal government isn’t approaching to only write cheques; they want their concepts, experience, participation, and partnership to understand the desires everybody has for Delhi.
He mentioned that everybody must work collectively then solely we will rework Delhi into the town of our desires, the place even the poorest of the poor lives with utmost respect and luxury. He talked in regards to the authorities’s efforts of remodeling the fashion of governance and making it resolution oriented and mentioned that if one has the political will to seek out options then they can’t be stopped.
Delhi@2047 seeks to construct a “resilient, reliant, equitable and sustainable” Delhi as a imaginative and prescient for 2047, the chief minister’s workplace mentioned. The initiative is hosted on the web site of the Dialogue and Improvement Fee (DDC) of Delhi.
“Now we have a imaginative and prescient for Delhi when as a free nation we flip 100 in 2047. However that doesn’t imply we’re procrastinating. Whereas we’ll proceed to work in varied sectors to supply higher providers within the subsequent few years, we want to supply 24-hour water provide to individuals, and that’s one thing which ought to occur earlier than the following elections,” the chief minister mentioned.
“Now we have envisioned per capita earnings of Delhi at par with that in Singapore. Additionally, we can’t be prepared for the Olympic Video games bid in a brief time frame and it wants long-term planning. We had given a glimpse of this imaginative and prescient in our funds this yr,” he mentioned.
He lauded the efforts made in training and well being sectors, saying each sectors have been revamped in a giant approach, evidenced in wonderful efficiency by its college students, and the improved providers at metropolis hospitals with an added “security ring” of mohalla clinics and different amenities.
Kejriwal additionally underlined the work accomplished within the energy sector, and the providers sector that permits individuals to entry various providers at their doorstep. “However for 2047 we have now deliberate a broad roadmap, which incorporates world-class infrastructure, together with sporting amenities at faculties to advertise expertise; rejuvenation of various water our bodies, lots of which had been encroached upon; and sustainable options that may profit all sections of society,” he mentioned.
“We’d like assist from you in the present day, this is the reason the platform has been developed. We’re not coming to you to put in writing cheques to us, we’d like your concepts, your experience and participation and we’d like your partnership. We have to work on this collectively and make Delhi the town of our desires, so after we have a look at our metropolis in 2047, we will say we’re happy with Delhi,” he mentioned.
Speaking in regards to the growth within the energy and providers sector, the Delhi CM mentioned, “We progressed lots within the electrical energy sector. I do not forget that we made our authorities in 2015 and I keep in mind the ability cuts in the summertime of 2014. There could be no energy for 7-8 hours a day. At this time, electrical energy is provided for twenty-four hours. We labored with the identical electrical energy corporations because the earlier governments did, the distinction is of political will. We stood on the bottom and bought the transformers, cables, and outdated gear modified in entrance of us. We labored on this for a few years beginning in 2015, and now Delhi will get a daily energy provide for twenty-four hours. We labored lots within the providers sector. There are over 100 authorities providers that you just get in your doorstep. Like a pizza residence supply service, we have now issued a telephone quantity. It’s a must to simply make a name and get your service in your doorstep. Suppose you name and say you wish to get your ration card made. They may ask you what time they’ll come to your house. They may come and make your ration card at your comfort. No have to run from pillar to publish or pay an agent to get it made.”
CAG report says Delhi Govt is the one authorities within the nation that’s producing earnings: CM Arvind Kejriwal
“We labored lots within the funds division and stuck them. The CAG report that got here final yr acknowledged that the Delhi Authorities is the one state authorities within the nation which is making a revenue. Our authorities isn’t operating any losses. Be it technological options or monetary modelling, we labored on every mission with full honesty and dignity. We saved cash in every mission and made the federal government financially sustainable and accountable,” the CM mentioned, lauding the transparency of the federal government.
Will make Delhi’s roads at par with European Requirements: CM Arvind Kejriwal
“There’s a lot left to be accomplished upon which we’re working. The roads of Delhi are very huge however they aren’t of excellent high quality, they aren’t designed effectively. We wish to make our roads at par with European requirements. Now we have began with 500 KMs of roadworks and can work on extra roads quickly and ultimately make all roads of Delhi at par with European requirements. We would like that water provides in Delhi go on 24×7. We would like that when one activates a faucet within the metropolis they get consuming water from it like in European nations. We have to work on the transport system and repair that. Our motive is to remodel our whole transport system and run it on electrical energy as a substitute of gasoline,” he added.
Involving native communities, RWA to develop parks and gardens at a big scale: CM Arvind Kejriwal
Speaking in regards to the future plans of Delhi, the CM mentioned, “Lakes are being developed within the metropolis on a big scale. There have been lots of lakes right here in older instances that bought encroached. We are actually clearing the encroachments and reviving the lakes. There’s a large-scale mission for making parks and gardens within the metropolis. We’re involving native communities and RWAs to develop parks and gardens. In sports activities, as we’re conscious we have now began the Delhi Sports activities College, our goal is to contain the utmost variety of inhabitants in sports activities and put together athletes that may win medals on the Olympic and Worldwide aggressive degree. We pleasure upon Delhi to be the nationwide capital however there’s additionally lots of rubbish that must be taken care of. Now we have to work on stable waste administration. It isn’t rocket science, it may be accomplished. If one points a world tender there might be hoards of corporations who could be prepared to wash Delhi and in in the present day’s day and age, even rubbish sells. So perhaps cleansing Delhi is probably not an costly thought however it might actually generate income. We’re working upon it. We have to do away with air and water air pollution. We have to clear the Yamuna. There’s a lot to be accomplished, we can’t do it alone, we’d like assist in it. We’d like assist from the residents in addition to the firms.”
The pandemic taught us that if we will struggle COVID collectively then we will additionally collectively make Delhi a metropolis we will be happy with: CM Arvind Kejriwal
“We noticed it throughout COVID. It was such a devastating time, however Delhi is being praised as a result of we labored on it whereas retaining everybody collectively and we bought lots of assist from the company sector. Whoever we referred to as and mentioned that we’d like these many oxygen cylinders, I’m very comfortable to tell you that nobody denied serving to us, everybody helped us. That’s after we thought that if we will collectively struggle a pandemic like COVID, then we will additionally repair the issues of our state collectively. So we’d like assist from you in the present day, this is the reason the platform has been developed. We’re not coming to you to put in writing cheques, we’d like your concepts, we’d like your experience, we’d like your participation and we’d like your partnership. We have to work on this collectively and make Delhi the town of our desires, so after we have a look at our metropolis in 2047 we will say we’re happy with Delhi. Now we have to make a Delhi of which everybody can really feel proud and the place even the poorest of the poor lives with utmost respect and luxury,” the CM concluded.
Jasmine Shah, the Vice-Chairperson of Dialogue & Improvement Fee of Delhi, the host of the Delhi@2047 platform mentioned, “Delhi noticed an unprecedented scale of collaboration through the Covid-19 pandemic the place all stakeholders got here collectively. We now have to proceed this spirit of collaboration even additional. We’re beginning off the Delhi@2047 initiative with three focus tasks (i) Khelo Dilli – an revolutionary mission the place we try to construct world class playgrounds in each Delhi Authorities Faculty. Tomorrow’s Olympians are usually not going to return simply from 1 or 2 nationwide stadiums throughout the nation, each authorities college can have world class infrastructure. (ii) Metropolis of Lakes – the Delhi Authorities is engaged on a large plan to rejuvenate greater than 1,000 water our bodies which historically existed in Delhi and recharge the groundwater tables. (iii) Bridging Digital Divide in Colleges – we have now seen the affect of COVID-19 on training and authorities college college students don’t all the time have entry to digital gadgets so we wish to be certain that all customary tenth & twelfth college students who’re getting into their board exams have entry to digital gadgets.”
Abhimanyu Munjal, CEO, Hero Finance Corp & Chairman-Northern Area, CII mentioned, “On behalf of CII and its members we want to associate and take part in realising the Delhi Authorities’s imaginative and prescient of Delhi@2047. We firmly consider within the imaginative and prescient and the target mapped out underneath this initiative.”
Subhrakant Panda, MD, Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd, (IMFA) & Vice President, FICCI mentioned, “too usually we get caught up with the problems of the day and don’t give sufficient consideration to planning for the challenges and alternatives that lie forward. This wonderful initiative will assist propel Delhi to grow to be one of the livable and finest ruled cities of the world.”
Banmali Agrawala President – Infrastructure, Defence & Aerospace and World Company Affairs, Tata Sons Personal Restricted mentioned, “the way in which the Delhi Authorities has gone in regards to the initiative as a substitute of constructing it a jamboree however a targeted occasion with dialogue reveals the seriousness of the federal government.
Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto mentioned, “All of us perceive that sustainable CSR has the prerequisite of long run visibility of the path, and offering a 25 yr lengthy roadmap provides us this sort of visibility. Will probably be our privilege to take part on this endeavour.”