South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC): News

12 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Demolition drive faces protest, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

As the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMA) carried out an anti-encroachment drive in the Madanpur Khadar area on Thursday, protests erupted with people pelting stones and leaving a few security personnel injured, the police said.

09 May 2022


Shaheen Bagh demolition drive: Supreme Court refuses to intervene

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to intervene in the Shaheen Bagh demolition drive and asked affected parties to approach the Delhi High Court.

28 Apr 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Wednesday said that its mayor and the commissioner would take stock of the illegal structures in Jaitpur, Sarita Vihar, and Madanpur Khadar on Thursday.

25 Feb 2022


Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

The chairperson of the education committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, BJP councilor Nitika Sharma, has written to officials to ensure that no student comes to MCD schools in "religious attire."

15 Sep 2021


South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

South Delhi Mayor Mukesh Suryan on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi government was playing "campaign politics" when it came to the fight against the vector-borne diseases and termed its anti-dengue drive an "eyewash."

24 Aug 2021


Mosquito breeding: SDMC serves notices to 20 DTC bus depots

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) issued legal notices to 20 DTC bus depots for allegedly failing to curb mosquito breeding during monsoon, the civic body said on Tuesday.

18 Aug 2021


Civic body approves construction of puzzle parking in South Delhi

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has approved the construction of a multilevel puzzle parking lot at Amar Colony in Lajpat Nagar with an aim to solve parking and traffic problems in the area, officials said on Wednesday.

Restaurants, shops to mention meat is 'halal' or 'jhatka': NDMC

Restaurants and shops in North Delhi will now have to mandatorily display whether the meat being sold or served is halal or jhatka as the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Tuesday cleared a proposal in this regard, North Delhi's Mayor, Jai Prakash said

12 Feb 2021


Provision to double councilors' fund; restart Atal Aahar Yojana: LoH

The Leader of House in the BJP-led SDMC while finalizing the civic body's annual budget on Thursday said provisions have been made to restart Atal Jan Aahar scheme and double the councilors' development fund.

04 Dec 2018

Air Pollution

Seven construction companies fined for violating air-pollution control norms: SDMC

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has collected Rs. 3.5 lakh as penalties from seven construction companies for violation of air pollution control norms in the first three days of December, the civic body said yesterday.

Delhi: 4,000 farmhouses under scanner for violations, might be sealed

Around 4,000 farmhouses in Delhi are set to come under the scanner in the coming week for violation of master plan norms.

16 Sep 2018

Delhi High Court

Ensure allotment of area to effigy makers sans hindrance: HC

Delhi High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ensure that the area allotted to artisans, who make Ravana effigies for Dussehra, is exclusively available to them "without any hindrance".

27 Aug 2018


Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, 40% recorded in August

Nearly 60 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi in August, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 146, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said today.

20 Aug 2018


131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

At least 43 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 18 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 131, according to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report released today.

05 Aug 2018


Delhi: Mid-day meal NGO fined Rs. 54,879 for violating health-norms

An NGO, Stri Shakti Foundation, engaged by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation for the mid-day meal scheme has been slapped with a fine of Rs. 54,879 for allegedly violating health and sanitation norms, the civic body yesterday said.

05 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Lack of sewage-facilities: NGT slaps Rs. 50k fine on AAP-govt

The National Green Tribunal today slapped a fine of Rs. 50,000 on AAP government for not filing the reply on a plea alleging lack of sewage facilities in a South Delhi colony.

25 Jun 2018


Delhi: Malaria spreading faster than dengue, 40-cases reported so far

At least 11 fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, pushing the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 40, according to a municipal report.

10 Jun 2018

Anil Baijal

Delhi: SDMC to develop 100 parks on gram sabha lands

A hundred parks would be developed on gram sabha lands in south Delhi, according to SDMC Commissioner PK Goel.

26 Mar 2018


Delhiites, clean up your dog poop or pay fine

Your dog poop can cost you Rs. 500, as per a new directive to be implemented by South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).

19 Jan 2018


To protest sealing drive, South Delhi market to remain shut

Local shopping complexes across South Delhi area will remain shut on Friday, in order to protest against the sealing drive conducted by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) at Defence Colony as per directions of the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

17 Jan 2018


Delhi: 50 more shops of Defence Colony market sealed

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) recently sealed at least 50 more shops in the basement of the Defence Colony Market.