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.
Mayor gets 100 passes, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor get 50 each while residents have to bear the brunt.
Wi-Fi hotspots, interactive kiosks, street cafes and open places where weekly markets and recreational activities will also be developed.
The order stated that all boards fixed outside the parks that say “dogs and pets are not allowed in the parks” be removed at the earliest.
Civic body says move might attract ire of people, traders.
According to the smart parking system, there will be a central server connecting the management of all the parking lots.
Municipal joint commissioner Manoj Khatri said: “We have written to the urban local bodies of the Punjab government to incorporate us in the cluster they are planning at a village near Dera Bassi.”
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With the BJP having majority of its newly elected councillors, the party itself is holding a training session for them by roping in experts from Mumbai.
A team of councillors had even gone to Chennai to see the technical feasibility of the plant. The team went after a company who had a similar plant in Chennai, had given a presentation about the concept during a House meet.
Even days after the engineering wing had called for expression of interest for the appointment of a consultant, no one came forward.
Temporary advances are sanctioned to meet petty and emergent expenditure where no condition is imposed initially regarding its utilisation or unspent balance if any.
These bicycle-sharing points will be introduced at Sector 17 Plaza, Panjab University, Sukhna Lake, Rose Garden, PGI and other busy places in the city.
The worst hit department is the fire department where 362 posts are lying vacant; of the vacant posts, 216 are those of firemen.
During the function, a cheque for Rs 30 lakh was given to Manisha, wife of Pawan Kumar, fireman with the Fire and Emergency Services Department, MC
“We have to get another company by March because it would be difficult. We need an alternative immediately. The UP-based company backed out,” said a senior official.
At the House meeting, the MC Commissioner had clearly specified that there was an urgent need to generate revenue as the financial condition of the civic body was really bad.
In turn, the municipal corporation is putting the onus of safety on the company that is organising the rides.
WITH JUST three days left for the much-awaited helicopter rides at the Rose Festival, the Municipal Corporation is still unclear about the procedures for the safety audit of the two aircraft that will ferry people throughout the day. According to air safety officers at Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), not only must the operator […]
An official said that the MC could not earn revenue of over Rs 5 crore from parking lots as most of them were lying vacant.
Deputy Commissioner says will give permission only when other authorities give the go-ahead.
With time, there is algae formation as well. With this special kind of coating, it would resist bacteria too,” said a senior official of the UT engineering wing.
This fiscal year, the MC mentions constructing an underpass at Sector 17 ISBT and Aroma light points, a project that was proposed way back in 2014.
Before the chopper ride, the passengers will have to fill out a “passenger manifest” form. Special security checks will be carried out for each passenger.