New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has approved various proposals, including those related to the installation of telecom towers and allotment of municipal spaces in areas under its jurisdiction. 

In a meeting of the council, the NDMC policy regarding the installation of communication towers by cellular and basic telecom operators on rooftop or ground base within the premises and in the area under the jurisdiction of the NDMC was approved. 

According to Satish Upadhyay, vice chairperson, NDMC, the municipal council is making substantial investments towards improving infrastructure. He stated that it is now required to revise the rates of permission charges and licence fees in addition to other modifications in the existing guidelines. 

Further, Upadhyay said that the council has approved the circulation of the NDMC Draft Cellular Tower Policy for inviting comments, including those cellular operators, infrastructure providers and the people. He added that the council has also approved the renewal of the policy to make any new allotments to government bodies, according to section 141 of the NDMC Act, 1994, which states that the chairperson may with the sanction of the council lease, sell, let out hire or otherwise transfer any immovable property belonging to the council.