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Delhi flood & irrigation dept may carry out works in

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain today said the has planned to carry out development works in unauthorised colonies through the Flood and Irrigation Department.

Replying to a question in the House, Jain said at present, only, the State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (DSIIDC) carries out civic projects in unauthorised colonies across the city.

"The has made a plan to allow the Flood and Irrigation department to look after development works in around 1,700 unauthorised colonies along with the DSIIDC," Jain told the House during the

The reply comes after some MLAs complained that there has been a delay in executing development works in unauthorised colonies in their constituencies.

The minister also said developmental works have been affected due to the delay in regularisation of unauthorised colonies by the Centre.

Jain also asked Jagdish Pradhan, who said that around 99 per cent of colonies are unauthorised in his constituency, to take up the issue of regularisation of all colonies in with the central

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 16:48 IST