Chandigarh, 9th June, 2022:
A meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of Adviser to Administrator, Sh. Dharam Pal, to address the demands of Municipal Corporation Councilors from Ward no. 1 to 9.
The councilors discussed about the developmental projects pending in their wards.
Some of the issues were beautification of entry points of Chandigarh, re-carpeting and maintenance of roads. On this, the Adviser assured that he will personally inspect all the entry points of the city. He also shared that maintenance of roads has to be made a regular feature for which directions were passed to the concerned team.
Mayor Smt. Sarabjit Kaur, Sh. Nitin Kumar Yadav, Home Secretary, Smt. Anindita Mitra, Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Sh. Debendra Dalai, Chief Conservator Forests, Sh. Yashpal Garg, Secretary Health, Sh. Kuldip Singh Chahal, SSP other senior officials of Chandigarh Administration, Councillors from Ward No. 1 to 9, were present.
It was also stressed that the schools in these wards shall be inspected by a committee consisting of Director School Education, Chief Engineer, Chief Architect, Municipal Corporation Engineers in the presence of the area councillor. Playgrounds for children in the colonies were also proposed, on which the Adviser ensured that steps will be take at the earliest.
Taking serious view of drinking in open or in-parked vehicles especially in Sector 7, 8, 9, 10 and 26, it was directed that the police shall take strict action against the violators.
The councillors also suggested that at least one community centre should be set up in one ward. The Adviser asked the officers to work out the modalities to set up community centers in these areas on PPP model. It was also brought to the notice of the Adviser about the serious concern of hanging and loose electric wires in the various parts of the city. Sh. Dharam Pal asked the officials concerned to repair the same in a time bound manner to avoid any accident
The rising issue of vehicle parking in the parks in Manimajra, Mauli Jagran and other areas was tabled before the Adviser. He has issued directions to the police to impound all such unauthorised vehicles and tolerate no such violations in future.
Monkey menace in Sector 7 and 8, shifting of sector 26 grain market to sector 39 etc were also discussed at length with the officials. The Adviser assured the counillors regarding fulfillment of their demands and directed the concerned departments to work speedily in this direction following a deadline.
All councillors thanked the Adviser to Administrator for holding this coordination meeting with them and expressed hope that their issues shall be resolved expeditiously.