It was said that sports complex in Sector 38 (W) will be developed as the “centre of excellence for table tennis” and sports complex in Sector 56 will be made “centre of excellence for taekwondo”, including other sports activities like swimming and squash.
At around 12 noon, a 100-bed hospital in Sector 48 constructed at a cost of Rs 28 crore was inaugurated with great fanfare. Officials said the four-storey structure — equipped with OPD, labs, doctors’ room, chemist and paramedical facilities — was spread over 1.73 acres and would cater to the medical needs of the southern part of the city.
The Adviser to the Administrator, Manoj Parida, said, “I am extremely happy that Chandigarh Administration has been successful in fulfilling the dream of having one’s own house. I urge all the allotees to keep it clean which would enable Chandigarh to maintain the status of model city.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address students across many colleges and universities of the country on Tuesday. Nearly 1 crore students will take the pledge to uproot drug addiction from the society.
Chandigarh is ahead of other cities in smart concepts. No city can be as proud as Chandigarh of cycle tracks — we are going to be the first in the country to achieve this. The project of public bike sharing is exciting and it will be last-mile connectivity, “ administrator V P Singh Badnore said.
At the meeting, Union Territory Administrator Badnore told the members that the purpose of the council “was not just to discuss the prevailing issues in the city, but resolve and implement them with precision for the betterment of people, and the city at large.”
Drawing attention towards the mela theme of straw conservation, the Vice-Chancellor urged the farmers to refrain from stubble burning and look for different ways in which the same could be used according to need or to conserve it in the soil.