The engineering wing has floated a tender to install this system worth Rs 7.70 lakhs at the pedestrian underpass — construction of which is already criticised by many as a colossal waste of money because of it is rarely being used.
Sood has remained the Mayor in 2016. Among the achievements he has listed include bringing the concept of open air gyms in Chandigarh, mobile quality control laboratory, water ATMs, installation of 4000 dust bins.
The achievements listed by Sanjay Tandon included the increase in the number of seats for medical students in Chandigarh from 50 to 150, increase in the eligibility age for government jobs from 25 to 37.
Opposing the move, several employees had even written a letter to Yadav, but in vain. In the letter, they had said that these watches are like a “mounted tension on their wrist” and would make them feel like “bonded labor”.
Asked about the facilities she will avail, Mayor Raj Bala Malik said, “I have so many iPhones — all the latest ones. I can even get them from abroad as my daughter is there. Why will I waste public money on any such luxury when God has already blessed me with it?”
Mayoral polls today. There are chances of cross-voting, sources said that the councillors were told that “BJP cannot afford to lose the election and ‘action would be taken against any of those who will cross vote”.
PGIMER director Dr Jagat Ram Wednesday met UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore and said that PGI is short of accommodation for its doctors in the complex, following which he informed that they are willing to buy two towers from the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) to accommodate doctors.
The architect’s body said that all those who opposed the project gave suggestions and ideas for alternate solutions and their reasons for the opposition but on the other hand those who supported it have hardly any concrete reason to support it.