One year of AAP govt: CM Kejriwal presents report card, announces new schemes

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who completed one year in office on Sunday, highlighted his government's achievements. He, along with Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and other ministers, held a public interaction session, seeking their feedback. During the session, he also announced new schemes for Delhi residents. Here are the highlights from the live-phone-in session: - Mohalla clinics will be made available in each locality and with it free x-ray, surgery and medicines will be available to all government hospitals. About 20 Aam Aadmi polyclinics will be provided by the government. We want our government hospitals to be better than the private ones. - The basic infrastructure in our education systems is an integral part, it has to be improved. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia is working on it. - About 45 new schools, and 8000 new classroom in government schools are to be built before July 2016; 100 new schools will be built this year. - We have acted upon our election promise of delivering subsidised electricity bills. Today, only two states in India provide cheaper electricity than Delhi. If we win the case in Supreme Court, which we are hopeful of, the electricity prices will further come down after CAG audit. - Pending water bills till November 30, 2015 will be waived off. For A and B categories - 25 per cent, C - 50 per cent, and D - 75 per cent of pending water bills till November 30, 2015 will be waived off. We stand firm on our commitment to provide cheap water. - It disappoints me that some people are still using water tankers because it's free. Areas where pipeline has reached won't get water tankers. News24 Bureau