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Member of Parliament reviews the status of projects under Smart City Mission

Chandigarh, 13th August 2019: A meeting to review the status of projects under Smart City Mission Chandigarh was held under the Chairmanship of Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, in the presence of senior officers of Chandigarh Administration.  Sh. K.K. Yadav, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh who is also CEO, Chandigarh Smart City Ltd briefed the Chairperson that tenders for projects work Rs. 666.32 Crore has been issued by Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. which includes major projects like Rehabilitation and upgradtion of 5 STP’s and construction of 1 STP at Kishangarh with total cost of Rs. 550.00 Crore, Public Bike Sharing, Legacy Waste Bio Mining at Daddumajra and E-governance services among other projects in the city and the tenders for major of these projects will be finalized by the end of August, 2019. 

During the meeting Hon’ble MP emphasized on expediting the work in the city to give timely benefits to Chandigarh citizens and recommended to reduce the time period in procedural activities take place in taking approvals from different committees. The matter with regard to sub-way was also raised in the meeting. MP also directed to expedite the issue of refurbishment of Sector-17 plaza which is pending since long. At the end she directed to have more frequent meetings to review the progress of smart city works.

The meeting was attended by Sh. Rajesh Kalia, Mayor, Sh. Mukesh Anand, Chief Engineer-cum- Special Secretary, U.T., Chandigarh, Sh. Sachin Rana, Addl Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Manoj Kumar Bansal, Chief Engineer, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh and other officials of Chandigarh Smart City Ltd.