SC warns Delhi government of ‘one week’ on RRTS dues: ‘Ad funds will be transferred’

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Delhi government to pay its share (₹415 crore) in the RRTS project by November 28. In a strongly worded reminder, the court ordered that the amount would have to be redirected from AAP. The government’s advertising budget for this year if the authorities failed to transfer the money.

In July, the Supreme Court had given two months time to the Delhi government to clear the dues of the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System.

The AAP government today said it will make budgetary allocation for the RRTS project.

In response, the Supreme Court told the Delhi government’s counsel that it is “obliged to direct the transfer of funds allocated for advertisement purposes to the concerned project”, reports Live Law.

The court said it would keep the order in abeyance for a week.