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Adviser addresses the issues raised by Municipal Corporation Councilors of Ward no.10-18

A meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of Adviser to Administrator, Sh. Dharam Pal, to discuss the demands of Municipal Corporation Councilors from Ward no. 10 to 18.
Mayor Smt. Sarabjit Kaur, Sh. Nitin Kumar Yadav, Home Secretary, Smt. Anindita Mitra, Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Sh. Debendra Dalai, Chief Conservator Forests, Sh. Yashpal Garg, Secretary Health,  Sh. Kuldip Singh Chahal, SSP other  senior officials of Chandigarh Administration, Councillors from Ward No. 10 to 18 were present.
Every councillor discussed the issues relating to their wards with the chair with the objective of public welfare.
The developmental issues revolved around maintenance of community centres in the specific wards to cater the needs of the residents.
The councilors tabled the projects and development issues that need the Administration’s attention. The chair was also apprised on the need of upgrading the health facilities like dispensaries and rationalising the Sampark centres in various sectors. The demand of sampark centres in various sectors was also highlighted, on which the Adviser assured that suitable action will be taken.
The Adviser stressed on the need to upgrade these basic facilities in every ward and directed the officials to take timely action in this regard.
The councillors also raised the issues of hanging electrical and cable wires in some sectors causing inconvenience to the public. Keeping in mind the safety of public, the Adviser issued directions to the engineering department to resolve this problem within six months.
Upkeep and maintenance of schools was another concern for the councillors. Sh. Dharampal shared that he is personally looking into the matter and has guided the Education secretary to continue the inspection of schools and upgrade the infrastructure before the end of summer break. He also asked the Chief Architect and Chief engineer to jointly visit the sites.
The city sees the increasing volume of paying guests, especially in the sectors like sector 15, 35 etc. On this, the Adviser has directed the police officials to inspect these premises and take serious view of any violations.
Parking has been the concern of city residents since the population density has increased manifolds. It was decided that in addition to sector 35, 22 now the feasibility of parking policy will be studied in sector 15 also.
Dog menace in different sectors was also discussed. The forum deliberated on the alternatives to tackle this issue.
The Adviser assured the counillors regarding fulfillment of their demands and directed the concerned departments to work speedily in this direction following a deadline.
All councillors thanked the Adviser to Administrator for holding this coordination meeting with them and expressed hope that their issues shall be resolved expeditiously.

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