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Residents’ association to get additional funds

The resident welfare associations who maintain parks and open spaces would be given additional funds for the same. The Finance and Contract Committee of the Municipal Corporation gave its approval for the same

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh |
September 10, 2013 2:54:59 am

The resident welfare associations who maintain parks and open spaces would be given additional funds for the same. The Finance and Contract Committee of the Municipal Corporation gave its approval for the same.

MC had earlier fixed Rs 1.50 per square metre as the amount given to the RWAs for maintenance. This has now been increased to Rs 2.48 per sq metre. The issue of stray cattle also came up for discussion in the meeting. BJP councillor Arun Sood alleged that there was no policy in place for catching and releasing stray cattle. The committee said 25 cattle catchers would be hired. It further approved 35 police personnel for the MC,the cost of which the civic body would bear.

The committee gave its approval for purchase of Hydraulic Platform cum Turn Table Ladder for the fire wing. The pilot project for garbage collection that is going on in Sector 22 was given extension. The committee accorded approval to extension of Comprehensive Maintenance Contract for the three mechanised Road Sweeping Machines.

The reserve price of the eating joint at Shanti Kunj has been fixed at Rs 55,000 per month. Air conditioners would be procured for civil dispensaries under the MC. Furniture would be provided to primary school at Manimajra for which Rs 12 lakh was approved. Three trucks that were purchased by the fire wing would now be installed with water mist generatic unit.

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To ensure that vehicles that are picked by the enforcement staff are taken by the owners within the reasonable period and after the expiry of seven days to which challans are issued the amount of fine charged has been increased. The committee also approved Rs 25 per day for two-wheeler,Rs 50 per day for three wheeler,Rs 100 per day for cars and Rs 200 per day for Truck/LTV as storage charges from the owners of the vehicles seized by the Enforcement wing.

The committee approved installation of two tubewells in lieu of abandoned tubewells in Sectors 22 and 61.

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