Door-step delivery of ration will be launched by March: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 26 (FN Representative) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that by March this year, the Delhi government’s dream initiative of providing door-step delivery of ration will be launched, which will be a revolutionary step in changing the ration system in the National Capital. Marking the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, Mr Kejriwal addressed the public at the Republic Day celebrations held at the Delhi secretariat.

He commended the contributions and sacrifices made by the Corona warriors during the COVID pandemic and its successive lockdown. He said that the Delhi government is working on providing flats to people living in slums and the slum dwellers will be able to have their own pucca houses soon. Even after no tax collection during the pandemic, the Delhi government continued to provide free electricity and free water schemes and around 38 lakh consumers got zero electricity bills, and 14 lakh consumers got zero water bills in the last billing cycle and like 24×7 electricity, the Delhi government is working to provide 24×7 safe and clean water to every household in Delhi, he added.

He said that every person in Delhi will have an e-health card by the end of this year under ‘’our Health Information Management Scheme (HIMS) and the patients will also be able to schedule telephonic/online appointments to avoid queues. The Chief Minister said that Delhi has provided Rs 1 crore as honorary compensation to the families of police officials, army men, and fire service officials who lose their lives in the line of duty.