Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
23-November-2010 17:03 IST
MCD takes Action against Officials for Unauthorised Construction
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has informed that during the last three years and the current year (up to 15.11.2010), 8030 complaints have been received regarding unauthorized constructions. However, on the basis of gravity of the allegations made, 357 complaints were taken up for investigation by its Vigilance Department.

Out of the 357 cases investigated by the Vigilance Department of the MCD, investigations have been completed in respect of 170 complaints and 533 officials proceeded against for departmental action for allowing unauthorized constructions. One employee of City Zone of the MCD was dismissed from municipal services.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Mullappally Ramachandran in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.