Newly elected Mayor meets Governor
The Voice of Chandigarh News:
Raj Bala Malik, Ravi Kant Sharma & Jagtar Singh Dhillon (Jagga) newly elected Mayor, Senior Deputy Mayor & Deputy Mayor, Chandigarh made a courtesy call to V. P. Singh Badnore, Governor, Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh.
The Administrator started his best wishes and congratulation to them followed by discussion on various issues regarding development of city. The Mayor raised the issues regarding implementation of 4th Delhi Finance Commission’s recommendations and also regarding allocation of sufficient budgetary Grant-in-Aid to Municipal Corporation so that normal development works and other important infrastructure projects can be taken up by the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh on priority and the issues in future may be taken up in a better way.
She also raised the issues concerning women safety and increasing of crime incidents in the city. She thanked the Administrator for allotting funds for the project to cover all dark spots in city and also apprised that the work will be completed by 31st of March, 2020. Similarly, she apprised that provision of CCTV cameras and surveillance are being taken up under Smart City project.
She requested the Administrator to continue the monthly meetings of Co-ordination Committee at the level of Adviser to the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh where issues pending with Chandigarh Administration due to inter departmental queries can be sorted out so that Municipal Corporation can undertake these projects in a better and speedy way.
The Administrator expressed that the committees constituted for development of 13 villages and headed by nominated councillors of MCC must start their function and development plan for each village. He said that projects and plan would be chalked out at the earliest so that facilities and infrastructure of these villages can be developed at par with sectors of the city.
He said that the cleanliness not only means sanitation drives but includes segregation of waste and proper management of Municipal Solid Waste that has to be the top most priority and the MCC should involve public at large in these projects to ensure their participation in maintaining the beauty of the city.