29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

MCC committed to welfare of its door to door waste collectors

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Chandigarh, May 25:– Keeping in view the welfare of its door to door waste collectors, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh committed to provide all kind of safety tools to its 926 registered door to door waste collectors.

In a meeting with the office bearers of door to door waste collector’s associations held here today, Ms. Anindita Mitra thanked all the door to door waste collectors for their services towards a clean and green Chandigarh. She also exhorted them to encourage citizens to segregate their waste into 4 types so that the same can be processed separately.

During the meeting the Commissioner directed the Medical Officer of Health to provide all safety tools including masks and hand gloves to all the door to door waste collectors. She said that the MCC has already started distribution of 2 Kg jaggery, 2 litter mustered oil and 4 soap to each door to door waste collector. She said that this will not only help them to maintain their health and hygiene during the job but also strengthen the bond between institution and employees.

The Commissioner asked the door to door waste collectors to ensure proper collection of waste from the first and second floors of houses and visit their respective areas on fixed time so that the citizens may hand over their waste to the vehicles.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

Chandigarh bags First Rank in National Water Award 2022

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Chandigarh, May 20:- The Ministry of Jalshakti Department of Water Resources , River Department and Ganga Rejuvenation has adjudicated Municipal Corporation Chandigarh First in the Best Urban Local Body Category of the National Water Award 2022.

While sharing this achievement here today, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh said that the Government of India, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation has declared the 4th National Water Award in the year 2022.

She said that the Ground Water Augmentation Awards and National Water Awards were launched in the year 2007 with an objective to encourage all stakeholders including the Non-Government Organization, Gram Panchayats, Urban Local Bodies, Water User Associations, Institutions, Corporate Sector, Individuals etc. for adopting innovative practices of ground water augmentation through rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge, promoting water use efficiency, recycling & re-use of water and creating awareness through people’s participation in the targeted areas resulting in the sustainability of ground water resources development, adequate capacity building amongst the stakeholders etc. considering the fact that surface water & ground water are integral part of the water cycle, it was felt necessary to institute unified National Water Awards with the objective of encouraging the stakeholders to adopt holistic approach towards water resources conservation and management in the country.

She further said that the 1st National Water Awards (2018), 2nd National Water Awards (2019) and 3rd National Water Awards (2020) were successfully organized by the department.

She said that the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh had participated for the first time in the 4th National Water Award in the category of “Best Urban Local Body” for which the cash award of Rs.2 Lakh along with Trophy and citation shall be awarded to the First Rank ULB. Number of Urban Local Bodies across the country has participated for this award. Total 13 number Urban Local Bodies were shortlisted among various participating local bodies under this category.

The Commissioner said that the Ministry sent the team of officers to examine the documents and field inspections i.e various water works, distribution network, T.T.Water network, STPs, Rain water Harvesting Structures, Storm Water Drainage System, Rejuvenated Ponds etc. under Municipal Corporation Chandigarh.

She appreciated the good work being done by Engineering Wing of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh in the Water Sector and expressed gratitude towards the citizens of city beautiful for their support and efforts to make the city proud.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

MCC to connect masses with mother Earth through cleanups & avoiding banned plastic

Celebrates International Mother Earth day*

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Chandigarh, April 22:- Aims at connecting masses with the Mother Earth through cleanups and avoiding plastic, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has celebrated International Mother Earth day in a unique initiative with the citizens of the city beautiful today.

By organizing small events to bring big change in the lives of citizens, the MCC has organized special cleaning drives in various parts of city besides its routine cleaning process alongwith distributing cloth bags and badges to the masses.

During the programmes at different areas, awareness campaigns have been organized to stop the usage of single use plastic and pasted plastic waste ban stickers on the shops in sector 17 market and other areas.

Separate teams of the Municipal Corporation, Presidents and office bearers of Resident Welfare Associations and Market Welfare Associations and ‘Swachhta’ Warrior Moms wished all the shopkeepers with flower sticks, who are taking measures to avoid use of single use plastic and offering discounts to customers for bringing cloth bags while coming for shopping.

The MCC also distributed cloth bags to the customers and citizens made by the city based Self Help Groups. The cloth bags have been made with the old cloths donated by the citizens to the MCC under the 3R initiative.

While speaking on the International Mother Earth day, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, MCC said that one of the best ways to connect with the earth is through cleanup. She said that people should go on a walk with a trash bag and help to clean up any plastic that they find. She said that the Government has initiated a series of programmes to Save the Earth from deforestation to Save water by involving the students to inculcate in them the spirit of love for Mother Nature.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

MCC celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti as the legacy of a visionary social reformer

*Organizes a function with door to door waste collectors & Safaikarmacharis at Mahila Bhawan*

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Chandigarh, April 14:- Celebrating the legacy of a visionary social reformer, Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has organized a function with door to door waste collectors and Safaikarmacharis at Rani Laxmi Bai Mahila Bhawan, Sector 38, here today.

Sh. Anup Gupta, city Mayor, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, MCC and other officers paid homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar for his splendid contribution in preparing the Constitution of India on his birth anniversary today and remembered his great thoughts and ideology.

While speaking on the occasion, the Mayor said that the event is an opportunity to remember and celebrate Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s life and legacy, and to renew our commitment to the principles of social justice and equality that he championed throughout his career. He appealed to the public to take up the same initiatives and spread the light of education.

An award ceremony was also organized where door to door waste collectors and Safaikarmacharis were rewarded for their contribution and outstanding performances in their respective fields.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

Mayor gives appointment letters to 32 newly recruited drivers in Fire & Rescue Services Department

Appreciates the steps of MCC for organizing transparent recruitment process

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Chandigarh, April 3:- The Mayor, Chandigarh Sh. Anup Gupta today called upon the newly recruited drivers in the Fire & Rescue department, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh to come forward and live up to their responsibilities.

As many as 32 drivers, who cleared the examination and tests, were handed over appointment letters by the Mayor during a special orientation programme held at Community Centre, Sector 21, Chandigarh in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Sh. Harjeet Singh, Deputy Mayor and other senior officers of MCC.

While congratulating them, the Mayor said that it is essential to maintain people’s confidence and faith in public service delivery system and it can be achieved through determination, dedication and devotion. He asked them to provide responsive administration at the base level stating that Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has always accorded high priority to public service delivery.

He said that with the motto of ‘We serve to Save’, every official of this department has onerous task to save the lives and property in case of fire/disaster and the main purpose is to help those in distress. The fire brigade was founded on the mottos of valour and sacrifice. It is geared to ‘Kill the fire before it kills you’, said the Mayor.

Lauded the efforts of the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh for providing better opportunities to the citizens as well as youth for speeding up their process to fill up the posts in various wings, the Mayor said that Municipal Corporation has contributed a lot towards making Chandigarh No.1 in every segment.

The Mayor congratulated the newly drivers and said that in the interest of public welfare, special services which involve life saving or rescue operations, humanitarian services and emergent services during building collapses, train and motor accidents, drowning accidents, tree collapses, earth quake, oil and acid spillages etc. are being rendered by the fire brigade, which is a job of high responsibility.

The Mayor said that it is a proud moment for Chandigarh that today appointment letters to 32 drivers from different categories have been handed over. He said that the Fire and Rescue Wing of Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh is a Multi Hazard Response Unitand has entrusted with the task of Fire Fighting, Rescue and special service operations during emergencies.

Earlier, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, MCC welcomed the chief guest and all the dignitaries. She said that the newly recruits will be imparted rigorous training at various Fire Stations to prepare them to meet out the requirements of peculiar nature of duty as well as to make them able to handle the latest fire fighting machinery and equipments to save the valuable life and property of the General Public of City Beautiful Chandigarh.

She said that the Fire Brigade is also in the process to procure the State of the Art machinery and equipments to cope up with fire fighting challenges in modern constructions and associated materials. The augmentation of workforce will result in increasing the effectiveness of Fire & Rescue Services in extinguishing fires and protecting the life and property of the citizens, she added.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

Women SHGs from Himachal Pradesh meets Chandigarh Mayor and councillors

Swachh Yatra concludes under Swachhotsav*

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Chandigarh, April 1:- The women delegates from Himachal Pradesh on their Swachhata Yatra, today met with the City Mayor Sh. Anup Gupta, Commissioner MCC Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, and women councillors at Hotel Mount View for a valedictory session.

All the women SHGs were praised for their exceptional work and for being the flag bearers of Swachhata in society. They also discussed the mission to recognize and celebrate the transition from women in sanitation to women-led sanitation, aiming to make the mission of garbage-free city a success.

This joint initiative by SBM and DAY-NULM was promoting sustainable and effective waste management practices. Such initiatives help us in achieving our goals of a cleaner and greener environment.

On the 2nd day of the Swachh Yatra under the Swachhotsav, the self-help groups (SHGs) from Himachal Pradesh visited the city livelihood centre, common service centre, various other SHGs, Pink MRF, and Dhanas lake. The purpose of their visit was to witness and learn from the waste management and sanitation practices implemented in Chandigarh.

The SHGs were particularly impressed by the work of Sarwati SHG, which make candles from waste flowers collected from temples, Rani Laxmi Bai SHG, which converts waste clothes into cloth bags, Dhristi SHG and Naya Sa group. They saw how these women-led groups follow the 3R system and contribute to the goal of making Chandigarh a garbage-free city.

The visit to Pink MRF and Dhanas Lake further strengthened their tour towards waste management and sanitation practices. They witnessed how women were leading sanitation and waste management and admired their contribution to society.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

MCC takes the stray dog menace, head on

RWAs to play an important role in the ABC program

*Mayor flags off dog catching vans*

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Chandigarh, April 1:- Taking another step towards curbing  the stray dog menace in Chandigarh, Sh. Anup Gupta, city Mayor today flagged off two dog catching vehicles at MCC office premises in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh and other concerned officers of MCC.

With the addition of two dog catching vans to pick dogs for sterilisation and  immunisation and to give them proper medical treatment in the Animal Birth Control Centre of MCC.

A sector wise plan has been drawn up so that the staff of CAWA, the NGO appointed for ABC programme, will catch the non-sterilized dogs and sterilise them in order to control the rising population of dogs in the city and in the larger public interest.

Ms Anindita Mitra, Commissioner Municipal Corporation added that it has been decided that when the NGO starts working in a particular sector/area, they shall continue to do so till they have sterilised the entire female population of the sector/area. It has also been decided that this entire schedule shall be executed under intimation to and with the cooperation of the RWAs.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

MCC Launches “Swachh Bazaar, Swachh Chandigarh” Campaign

*Starts door to door garbage collection in commercial areas*

*Aims at creating awareness amongst citizens to avoid banned plastic*

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Chandigarh, April 1- In a unique initiative, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has launched a campaign called “Swachh Bazaar, Swachh Chandigarh” to promote cleanliness and hygiene in the market areas besides creating awareness to avoid use of banner plastic products.

While sharing the highlights of the campaign, Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor, Chandigarh said that the campaign will run from 1st April to 30th April aiming to focus on cleaning the markets, collecting segregated garbage, installing more dustbins and implement the plastic ban effectively.

He said that the main objective of the campaign will be to create awareness about the harmful effects of plastic waste and to encourage citizens to stop using plastic bags.

As part of the campaign, citizens who carry their own shopping bags made of clothes and jute will be appreciated and offered special discounts. The month of April will be celebrated on the theme of “Swachh Bazaar, Swachh Chandigarh” to encourage people to keep their surroundings clean and hygienic.

The MCC has also planned a special campaign for the Sabzi Mandi, where vendors and shopkeepers will be encouraged to participate in cleaning up the market and implement the scheme at ground level.

The campaign will also involve a shop-to-shop initiative, where pamphlets and stickers will be distributed to shopkeepers, encouraging them to promote cleanliness by pasting stickers at the entry points of their shops. Additionally, discounts and other schemes will be offered to customers who bring their own bags while shopping.

The Mayor also appealed to citizens to ensure their valuable participatation in the campaign and take necessary measures to keep their surroundings clean.”

To achieve the objective of the campaign, MCC has already deployed vehicles and manpower for garbage collection in commercial areas, coordinated with MWAs, and fixed timings for collection. Additionally, parking spots for door to door waste collection vehicles have also been deployed.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

F&CC approves renovation of Community Centre at EWS colony Maloya

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Chandigarh, March 22:- The Finance and Contract committee of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has decided to repair and renovate the Community Centre at EWS Colony Maloya, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 23.10 lacs alongwith other developmental agenda items. This was decided in a meeting of F&CC held here today under the Chairmanship of Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor and attended by Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner and other members of committee namely Sh. Dalip Sharma, Sh. Gurpreet Singh, Smt. Harpreet Kaur Babla, Ms. Neha, Smt. Prem Lata and other senior officers of MCC were also present during the meeting.

The members of committee discussed other various important agenda items in detail and accorded approval for the following:

· The work of procurement of standard mobile toilets vans & V.I.P mobile toilet van for use at public functions/railies etc. in U. T., Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 30.36 lacs

· The work for construction of main road of Khudda Lahora Colony No. 2, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 34.39 lacs

· The work of repair of tin sheds and office situated at Motor Garage Industrial Area, Ph-I, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 16.35 lacs

· Extension of three months to the present agreement of hiring of Leachate Suction Machine at Dumping Ground, Sector 38, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 12.81 lacs

· Extension of two months to the present agreement of hiring of 04 JCB and 04 Tippers at an estimated cost of Rs. 30.72 lacs.

· Arrangement of programme for delegates during G20 meetings at an estimated cost of Rs. 13.00 lacs

· Providing and fixing of disabled parking friendly board, road marking and making ramp at an estimated cost of Rs. 12.28 lacs

· Supply and installation of UPS in M.C. Building, Sector 17, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 7.34 lacs.

· The construction of walking track in the park near #3404, Sector 24, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 9.11 lacs.

· Extension of 03 months for Operation and maintenance of Maloya, Gaushala by NGO.

· Extension of 03 months for Operation and maintenance of Sector 45 Gaushala by NGO.

· Extension of 03 months for Operation and maintenance of Sector 25 Gaushala by NGO.

· Providing and supplying furniture & electrical items in Councillor Office in Community Centre Thakur Drawa, Manimajra Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Ra. 5.11 lacs

· Construction of Slip Road from Sector 45 to V-3 Road Sector 33/45, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 11.62 lacs. 

· Providing Furniture items at Community Centre, MHC, Manimajra, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 2.31 lacs. 

· Construction of cement concrete flooring in category 3 Garage side in Modern Housing Complex, Manimajra, Chandigarh at an estimated cost of Rs. 44.19 lacs. 

· Hiring of 40 nos. Tractor trolleys through GeM for lifting of Horticulture Waste and MSW from the city.

29 अप्रैल से 14 मई तक मैक्सिकों सिटी में आईटीएफ वल्र्ड चैंपियनशिप का किया जाएगा आयोजन

51st  Rose Festival wind up with the great Light & sound show

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Chandigarh, February 19:- Cultural function, performances and competitions marked the conclusion of the three-day Chandigarh Rose Festival at Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh with the Adviser to the Administrator Sh. Dharm Pal, IAS distributing various prizes to the winners of all competitions held during the Rose Festival.

Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor, Chandigarh, Sh. Nitin Kumar Yadav, IAS, Secretary Local Government, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh, other senior officers and councilors of MCC were also present during the occasion.

The Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh was the chief guest on the occasion and distributed prizes to winners of various competitions, participants of cultural events, band parties as well as gardeners. The Adviser lauded the efforts of all the team of officers to make the Rose festival success. Councilors and all senior officers were present during the prize distribution function.

On the occasion of the Rose festival there were so many programs that were performed on the third day.

 The third day was started with yoga session followed by Morning Raga, which is a classical performance by Swar Ragini mestro Pt. Subhash Ghosh ji.

After this various folk dances were also performed by different groups to showcase various cultures of India and performances include Devrath folk dance, Bhangra, kalbelia, ghoomar. After this renowned Magician Pardeep Kumar had performed a very great magic show for everyone and all this performances enthralled the public alot.

And finally very beautiful the light and sound show just melted the hearts of the audience by its attractiveness. 

        During the day function various competition were held including on the spot painting competition. The results of the on the spot painting are as under:

Group ‘A’ (Age 5-8 Years)    

1st Prize   :                   Riaan S/o Manoj Kumar

2nd Prize    :                 Amyra Sharma D/o Umesh Sharma

3rd Prize     :                 Salansh Mehta S/o Ankush Mehta

Consolation Prize:       Ritanya D/o Mani Shankar     

Group ‘B’ (Age 8-11 Years)

1st Prize    :                  Dhvani Arora D/o Gopal Krishan

2nd Prize    :                 Jagatveer Singh S/o Sarbjit Singh

3rd Prize    :                  Agamjot Kaur D/o Harmanpreet Singh

Consolation Prize :      Sanvi Chauhan D/o Rav Chauhan     

Group ‘C’ (Age 11-14 Years)                      

1st Prize     :                 Bhavini D/o Gaurav Malhotra                         

2nd Prize  :                   Sanvi D/o Sandeep Kapita

3rd Prize   :                   Mishthi D/o Sachin Kaushik

Consolation Prize :      Japneet Kaur D/o Lachhman Singh   

Group ‘D’ (Age 14-17 Years)

1st Prize    :                  Dhriti Puri D/o Dhiraj Puri

2nd Prize  :                   Abhishek Kumar S/o Ramesh  Sah

3rd Prize    :                  Harshita D/o Suresh Kumar

Consolation Prize:       Lakshitta D/o Rohit Kakkaa

Group ‘E’ (Differently able children (p) no age bar)

1st Prize                       Leeza D/o Deep Kumar

2nd Prize                      Aarti D/o Siya Ram

3rd Prize                       Sakshi D/o Devinder Singh

Consolation Prize:       Chandani

Group ‘F’ (Differently able children (m) no age bar)

1st Prize                       Pragati  Bharwal D/o Nand

2nd Prize                      Gungun D/o Bhaiya Lal

3rd Prize                       Kishan S/o Rajdev Dass

Consolation Prize:       Armaanpreet S/o Sikander Singh

  Another major attraction was the Antkashri competition in which various children participated. There were four groups in the final round and the results are as under:

1st    Jasagam Kaur & Rohan Atwal (GGDSD College Sector 32, Chandigarh)

2nd       Kaushik & Manisha (GCE, Sector 20-D, Chandigarh)

3rd       Chayanika Garg & Upagya Chandel ( PGGCG, Sector 11, Chandigarh)