2007 batch IAS officer Anindita Mitra assumes charge of MC Commissioner
Ensuring number one rank of Chandigarh as city beautiful to be the top priority of new MC Commissioner
THE VOICE OF CHANDIGARH NEWS:
New Municipal Corporation Commissioner Ms. Anindita Mitra said that she will accord top priority to fulfil aspirations of citizens besides striving to make Chandigarh, the city beautiful and 1st on the swacchta rankings.
The 2007 batch IAS officer assumed charge of her office here at the MCC building. Besides being the Deputy Commissioner of important districts of Punjab like Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Hoshiarpur, Ms. Mitra has remained Director Information and Public Relations, Punjab twice during which she played an important role in organising 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji thereby boosting the image of Punjab government across the globe.
She was also one of the longest-serving Directors of the Department of Food and Civil Supply Punjab during which she not only broke the backbone of the transport cartel but also ensured smooth and hassle-free procurement operations for four consecutive years. The strenuous efforts made by her for procurement of grains and presenting the right image of government during the COVID times was also lauded by one and all.
Meanwhile, Ms Mitra said that the main focus will be to provide clean, effective, efficient, transparent and citizen-centric administration to people. She said maximum use of technology will be made to further make the city clean, green and pollution-free. The Municipal Commissioner also said that efforts will be made to ensure scientific management of garbage thereby giving a big reprieve to people.
Soliciting the support of people, Ms Mitra said that on her part she will ensure every type of environment-friendly initiative development for a further facelift of the city adding that people should also walk hand in hand with the administration to maintain the ethos of the historic city. She also said that the number one rank of Chandigarh as a city beautiful will be ensured at all costs. She also asked the officers to perform their duty zealously for ensuring that citizen-centric services to people are provided in a hassle-free manner.