Delhi Government’s ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ Programme May Not Be Safe, NCPCR Suggests Overhaul

Delhi government has recently released the 'Desh Ke Mentor' programme in October 2021. The aim of this programme was to assist students studying in classes IX to XII with voluntary mentors, those are between the age of 18 and 35. These mentors will assist students in understanding different career and higher education options, preparing for competitive exams, and dealing with psychological pressure. As noble as the initiative sounds, the NCPCR finds it rather controversial. The commission has found several "loopholes" in the programme and the Delhi government to "overhaul" them. A Programme To Mentoring Students 'Desh Ke Mentor' programme was launched last year, and it is a platform where students in classes IX to XII can have access to a mentor. This platform is being created by a ...

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Kejriwal Government To Cancel Registration Of Diesel Vehicles, Know When Will Your Vehicles Become Illegal!

Following the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the registration of 10-year-old diesel vehicles will be canceled in Delhi. The Delhi government will deregister all diesel vehicles which will turn 10 years old on January 1, 2022. After this, the government will also issue No Objection Certificate (NOC) for those vehicles, so that the vehicle owners can get them re-registered at other places. However, NOC will not be issued for diesel vehicles that have completed 15 years at the time of applying, according to an order issued by the Delhi Transport Department this week. NGT has issued directions prohibiting registration and operation of 10-year-old diesel vehicles and 15-year-old petrol vehicles in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region). In an order passed in July 2016, the...

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DJB Revises Water Billing System And Fires 30 Employees Under Corruption Charges

The DJB [Delhi Jal Board] revises water billing system of the national Capital recently. Under the new revised rules no consumer can be charged 1.5 times more than the previous bill. This revision is done keeping the complaints poring in from many people over last few months. DJB purpose to revise billing system: DJB revise water billing system is aimed to provide transparency in the billing system and to curb the corruption. AAP Minister and DJB Chairman Satyender Jain said the new rules will make the system stronger and more transparent. He also told that the new billing system is self regulating in meter reader's tablet in case consumption goes 50% higher or lower than previous bill. Mr. Jain also told that if the bill is 1.5 times more than the previous month, an explanation wi...

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