New Delhi, Apr 14 (PTI) The Delhi government has asked its top officials for information on number of vehicles hired in their respective departments and expenditure incurred on them within the next ten days, an official said.

The move is intended to make assessment of use of cars as well as providing each department with required number of vehicles for their official works, an official said.

The Delhi Finance Department has asked HODs to submit details of vehicles and their expenditure by April 22.

“All principal secretaries and secretaries have been asked to direct the concerned officials to furnish requisite information to the Finance Department by April 22,” the official said.

According to official, the department had also sought details on hiring of vehicles and expenditure incurred on them in January, but barring few departments, such information has not been provided.

Another official said that there are several vehicles lying unused in some departments.

“Once such details are provided, number of vehicles in various departments will be ascertained,” official also said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.