Approximately Rs 81.25 lakh was being paid by the municipal corporation to these “ghost employees”, who were drawing salaries for sweeping and cleaning the city but were found doing personal chores of officials.
According to the documents accessed by Chandigarh Newsline, the work of carrying out the survey was given to Haryana Nav Yuva Sangam in 2016. The agency specified its address near Chaubsee ka chabutra in Rohtak.
As per the undertaking submitted in NGT, Delhi, Chandigarh administration decided to cover the entire city under the segregation of waste at source level till September 2019. Once the wastes are segregated at the source level, there is no need to segregate them at the dumping ground-38.
The residents were regularly complaining to the MC and were always assured that new pipelines from Kajauli waterworks would be soon installed to ensure smooth and proper water supply pressure in Sector 32 A are and the entire city.
The fine was increased after councillors complained of lackadaisical attitude of the MC to catch stray cattle. The councillors, at that time, had urged the MC to increase the fine so that the people who leave their cattle can be stopped from doing so.