MCD Mayor Dr. Shaili Oberoi
Delhi Municipal Corporation is working on a plan to present the public budget this time. MCD Mayor Dr. Shaili Oberoi has said that in this regard, dialogue meetings will be organized with the people of Delhi for two months. He told that the officers’ budget will be presented in the House on December 9 but the final seal will be put on the public’s budget. During the dialogue with the public, only that budget which the people of Delhi want will be passed in the House.
Mayor Dr Shaili Oberoi said that Delhiites can also give their feedback through mail ID. For the first time in the history of the corporation, the people of Delhi will put their stamp on the corporation’s budget. Deputy Mayor Aale Mohammad Iqbal said that Delhi belongs to people with heart and AAP government will present a budget with heart.
Budget will be discussed for two months
Delhi Mayor Dr Shaili Oberoi, along with Deputy Mayor Ale Mohammad Iqbal and Leader of the House Mukesh Goyal, answered the questions of journalists at the Civic Center on Friday before the presentation of the MCD budget. Shaili Oberoi said that this budget is the budget of the Municipal Commissioner and officers, after which this budget will be discussed in the House for one and a half to two months. After that the budget will be passed.
The first draft budget of the AAP-ruled government will be presented tomorrow in the Municipal Corporation. The transparent budget of an educated government will be finalized by the opinion of the people.
Budget will be decided after 50100 meetings in 2 months with Market Association, Youth, Women, RWAs, Unauthorized, JJ Cluster and rural areas, and pic.twitter.com/2daD6zFAOz
— Dr. Shelly Oberoi (@OberoiShelly) December 8, 2023
Mayor Dr. Shaili Oberoi said that Aam Aadmi Party believes in community participation. In such a situation, people can also give their feedback regarding the budget on the email id firstname.lastname@example.org. He told that according to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, every item of the budget like hospitals, parks, schools and cleanliness etc. should be approved only after the consent of the public.
Leader of the House Mukesh Goyal said that earlier the Municipal Commissioner used to present the budget in the Standing Committee, but this time in the absence of formation of many committees, the budget will be prepared as per the thinking of Arvind Kejriwal. Aam Aadmi Party intends to present a budget that provides maximum facilities while imposing minimum tax burden on the people of Delhi.
There will be dialogue with the people of Delhi
Deputy Mayor Aale Mohammad Iqbal said that after the coming of Aam Aadmi Party government, the first budget of Delhi Municipal Corporation is going to be presented on December 9 this year. He said that earlier there was an imposed budget and no opinion was taken from the people of Delhi, but now we want to bring such a budget in Delhi Municipal Corporation which will be the budget of the people of Delhi.
After the presentation of the budget, all the councilors of the House, whether ruling party or opposition, will have an open discussion and everyone’s opinion will be included in the budget. During the two-month discussion on the budget, councilors from all the wards will participate in this process and discuss the budget openly.
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