Chandigarh, August 22:- Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh today started tree plantation drives in sector 24 and in sector 41.
During the drive at sector 24 the Commissioner planted saplings of medicinal plants including Amla, Bahera & Neem etc. during which Sh. Paramjeet Singh, Learned District & Session Judge-cum-Chairman and Sh. Amarinder Sharma, Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, UT, Chandigarh.
Similarly in sector 41 the Commissioner planted saplings of ornamental trees and flowering shrubs. During the drive Sh. Hardeep Singh, Senior Deputy Mayor and area councilor, Sh. Tejdeep Singh Saini, Director Sports, UT, Chandigarh and prominent persons of area also planted various saplings of different plants.
The local market association representatives requested the Commissioner to shift the Sunday scooter market from sector 41-D market to another alternate location as the Sunday scooter market creates hindrance to their business. The market association representatives extended thanks to the Commissioner for providing new toilet block near the market.
The Commissioner asked the concerned engineers of horticulture wing to provide tree guards to the newly planted saplings for their proper upkeep and safeguard. He appealed to the local residents to adopt trees for their upkeep.
In addition to that Zonal Commissioners visits their respective areas alongwith the Executive Engineers and Sub Divisional Engineers to take stock of the ongoing works initiated by the MCC and public issues related to the Corporation.