At present, the water availability in the UT is 87 MGD. Of this, 22 MGD is drawn from tubewells while 65 MGD comes from the Kajauli waterworks.
The decision came a day after the High Court dismissed the petition filed by the hotel owners against the UT Administration for denotifying the status of state highway given to Madhya Marg.
Liquor vend owners say will have to increase rates to take on ‘monopoly’
Godown falls within 500 metres of state highway.
The power department has already started purchasing power of 50 megawatt (MW) daily from the power exchange
In 2008, the Chandigarh Housing Board had floated a special housing scheme that was meant exclusively for employees.
The orientation programme was organised on April 11 and 12 by the BJP-led Municipal Corporation.
The GST is likely to come into force from July 1
Chief Accounts Officer Uma Shankar Sharma has already released an advance payment of Rs 17.90 lakh which is to be incurred on the tours
The last day for submitting the applications was April 11. A senior official of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) wing of the corporation said they were yet to scrutinise the applications.
The DC said that through public participation, a revolution can be brought, and it is highly important for the councillors to seek public participation.
With a majority of its new councillors in the house, the BJP had arranged a training session for all the councillors so that they may know about the Chandigarh MC.
Joint Commissioner Manoj Khatri said that although the budget had been not been released, he approved the salary bills on Monday evening and the employees would receive salaries in a day or two.
Manish Goyal, Madhya Marg Hotel & Restaurant Owners Association, speaks to The Indian Express.
The Supreme Court ban on sale of liquor along national and state highways has badly hit microbreweries and bars in the city.
Chandigarh adviser claims this power is equivalent to planting as many as 14,06,815 trees
Arvinder Pal Singh, president, Chandigarh Hotel and Restaurant association, said, “There are 5,000 people who were employed in bars. Nearly 2,500 are being sent on leave without pay.”
Although schools claim that they do not force the parents to go in for a particular brand, the “advice” for particular brands appears to come in the form of recommendations.
"No official has paid a visit in the last couple of months. They can at least repair the fault which leads to stagnant water."
Jaitley suggested that the councillors visit Mumbai to study the slum rehabilitation model in which the land is handed over to private developers in return for construction of the housing units
Four trips to Pune, Mumbai, Mysuru and Vishakhapatnam have been planned in the next month where nine councillors each will be going.
Mayor Asha Jaswal, in an interview to The Indian Express, talks about the issues that need her attention, why she feels that paying a little from the pocket after getting facilities would never be opposed by Chandigarh residents, and her plans to make the city malba-free.
Any individual or NGO will have to intimate the office of medical officer of health of the municipal corporation before adopting a stray dog.
THE CHANDIGARH Municipal Corporation’s revenue from water bills is not even half of the expenditure incurred by the civic body on the maintenance of water supply. Going by the data with the civic body, the difference between the expenditure and the revenue kept increasing every year. The civic body’s failure to recover its water dues […]
Of this, 93 lakh bottles were of Indian Made Foreign liquor (IMFL) while consumption of country-made liquor bottles was just 7,01,333.
To bring Hallomajra, Kajheri, Palsora, Maloya and Dadumajra within purview of commercial tax.
The UT proposes to abolish the quota system and introduce shop licence fee by which they aim to earn Rs 127 crore per annum.
Sources in the corporation said that it was decided to make this offence after several councillors found themselves in heated exchanges with parking lot attendants over their free parking pass.
While city Congress chief Pardeep Chhabra is trying to get an invitation for the swearing-in, other members are approaching people close to Captain Amarinder Singh.
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The UT Administration has failed to take any action against commercial vehicles, mainly diesel autorickshaws, which have been the key reason for the city air becoming more polluted.
The J&K government has outstanding dues of Rs 18 lakh per month that are required to be paid as wheeling charges to the National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC).
There are 99 liquor vends operating in Chandigarh.
Those whose salary is between Rs 9,000 and Rs 12,000 will have to shell out Rs 150 per month while those above Rs 12,000 will pay Rs 200 per month.
Chief executive officer (CEO), Chandigarh Renewable Energy Science and Technology (CREST), Santosh Kumar said, “The awareness will take some time.”
The rates are likely to go up more after the 24X7 water supply is started.