Friday, September 17, 2021

Centre says, amendments to GNCTD Amendment Act, 1991 do not alter Constitutional and legal responsibilities of elected govt

The Centre today said amendments to Government of National Capital Territory (GNCTD) Amendment Act, 1991 do not alter Constitutional and legal responsibilities of elected government in respect of transferred subjects in state and concurrent lists.

In a statement, the Home Ministry said the objective of the Amendment Act is to make it more relevant to the needs of the Capital and further define the responsibilities of the elected Government and the Lt. Governor.

It said the objective is also to create a harmonious relationship between the Legislature and the Executive. The Amendment will ensure better governance in the NCT of Delhi and lead to improved implementation of schemes and programmes meant for the common people of Delhi.

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