Delhi Statistical Hand Book-2020 is the 45th issue being published by Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. This publication contains data relating to various Socio-economic parameters in respect of NCT of Delhi. Data is presented under 23 broad chapters.

The present Statistical Abstract 2019 is the Nineth in the series brought out by the Directorate on the basis of secondary data sources.

The government has notified a draft parking policy aimed at discouraging on-street and footpath parking here. However, this has now been tweaked to allow free parking in residential areas.

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) approved a draft policy to enhance “walkability” in the national capital. The draft policy will now be placed in the public domain to invite suggestions and comments from stakeholders.

The report is based on the utilization wastes like bottom ash from waste to Energy Plants, sludge from STPs/CETPs and drain silt for development of building products like paving blocks and bricks by cold process. The paver blocks and cement bricks have been developed and tested as per Indian standard using OPC as a binding material.

The economy of Delhi is estimated to have grown at 8.61 per cent in 2018-19, according to the Economic Survey Report tabled in the Assembly.

In a major move to fight air pollution, the Delhi government released this draft policy which aims to ensure adoption of 25 per cent e-vehicles among new registrations

Diesel vehicles older than 15 years found plying or parked in public places that are impounded, will not be released to the owners, and will be directly handed over to licensed scrapping centres according to the guidelines issued by the Delhi Transport Department on August 24.

This draft road policy of Delhi envisions reduction in road accidents as well as fatalities by 30% between 2018 and 2020 and by 80% between 2018 and 2025 with a minimum 10% reduction yearly. It focuses on four Es — education, enforcement, engineering and emergency care.

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

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