Documents of the estimates prepared by the architect firm revealed that the rates of pebble beds for which the MC awarded Rs 2400 to Rs 2900 per square meter to the contractor, were actually quoted only for Rs 150 per square meter.
While the UT administration has spent approximately Rs 25 crore on laying 180 km of bicycle tracks across the city, cyclists says the city has a long way to go before it can call itself bicycle-friendly.
The doctor advised flu patients against long-distance travel. ‘’Those infected must be isolated. Four swine flu patients are still undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of GMCH. We have sufficient stock of Tamiflu and masks required to curb the spread of the disease,’’ he added.
About the encroached on land in Nadda village under Nayagaon Municipal Council, Sidhu said that for ownership of 1,200 kanal and seven marla land, the matter is being pursued with the district administration.
As the court was angry over the lack of action in the matter related to the encroachment, it asked Assistant General of India Chetan Mittal regarding his earlier statement that Punjab had earned Rs 10,000 crore because of the airport.
The resolution received support from the Opposition ranks too as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), SAD-BJP combine and the Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) supported it, and it was passed unanimously through voice vote.