New Delhi: The effective people-centric policies of the Delhi Government under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal have worked to make the lives of the common people easier by providing the best facilities to the people of Delhi. This is the reason that now these policies are being discussed all over the world. Atishi, the MLA from Kalkaji, has been invited by the Delhi government to the United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss ‘Local and Regional Governments Priorities for the New Urban Agenda’. The event will take place on April 27 and 28.
In this high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, speakers will focus on their contribution to the overall vision and goal of achieving the New Urban Agenda. Member states will be encouraged to describe national and regional challenges and policy responses, and state commitments to achieve transformative outcomes.
Atishi will discuss ‘Best Practices of Leading Locally’ with the Mayors of Bogota and Barcelona, where she will present the vision and implementation of the Delhi government, explaining how a thriving, diverse and densely populated city has access to electricity, water, education, May strive to provide a high quality of life to all its citizens by ensuring equitable access to health and public transport.
Atishi will tell the members of the United Nations General Assembly about the best practices being adopted by the Delhi government in Delhi, how the policies of the Delhi government have affected the lives of millions of common people and made their lives easier.
Describing the event, Atishi said, “It is a matter of pride for me to be included in the panel of mayors from all over the world and to discuss the effective people-centric policies of the Kejriwal government on the international stage. He said this is a great opportunity for governments to learn from each other and help people around the world through policies that are aligned to the needs of the people.
It is to be known that Atishi has studied history from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. He earned a master’s degree in history from Oxford University with a Chevening scholarship, and the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for his second master’s degree in education.
It is noteworthy that Atishi, besides being the MLA of Kalkaji, is also the chairperson of the Standing Committee on Education and Public Accounts of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. He has vast experience in policy making and has also served as Education Advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia from July 2015 to April 2018. He has been instrumental in the successful implementation of Delhi Government’s Education Revolution and has spearheaded the Mohalla Sabha Project, the flagship program of the Delhi Government which is a pioneering effort to decentralize governance to empower every citizen. Atishi has also played an important role in strengthening School Management Committees (SMCs) in Delhi Government Schools.
first published:April 27, 2022, 9:36 p.m.