Chandigarh, January 13: – Smt. Raj Bala Malik, Mayor, Chandigarh, today extended her warm welcome to all the officers of the Corporation in a interaction meeting organized here today. Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Sh. Jagtar Singh Jagga, Deputy Mayor, Sh. Sanjay Jha, IAS, Special Commissioner, Sh. Tilak Raj, Sh. S.K. Jain, Sh. Anil Garg, Additional Commissioners, Sh. Shailender Singh, Chief Engineer, Sh. Sanjay Arora, Superintending Engineer (B&R), Sh. K.P. Singh, Superintending Engineer, Horticulture and all Executive Engineers were also present during the meeting.
In her brief speech, the Mayor expressed the need of time bound work by the Corporation and requested all the officers to call her for any kind of problem related to MCC and developmental work of their respective departments.
She said that overall development is her priority and remained development works would be completed soon with the co-operation of councilors and officials of the Corporation. Public participation to ensure the beautification of city is necessary, the Mayor said.
The Mayor discussed other important issues including status of Car Bazar, strict enforcement according to permissions for temporary seating arrangements outside eating joints in the city markets, status of cable operators issues, status of taxi stands, highest revenue cases in the courts be listed and discussed in the next meeting.
The Mayor also discussed that issues be prepared to take up in the coordination meeting of UT Administration and MCC, improvement in Solid Waste Management projects, work for better rank in Swachh Survekshan 2020, works related to Ward Development Funds be taken up as priority, lights be provided in the remaining dark spots under village development funds and IDC projects be speed up, the officers apprised that lights have been provided in total 3200 points out of 7200 points and rest will be provided till march, 2020.
She said that development of Manimajra be taken up with the development plan of 13 villages under dedicated funds. She said that Deputy Mayor of MCC will be called in all the meetings of village development committees. Other issues were also discussed including places be identified to provide high mast lights in city, consultant be appointed to assess replacement of sewerage and storm water pipe lines and duty of beldars in B&R wing be ensured strictly according to their allotted road streach. She said that action would be taken against the road supervisor and beldar, where road will be found unattended and unevenness of paving areas also be taken up by the concerned road supervisors.