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MCC hosts first citizen engagement session & Webinar to discuss MCC issues

 

MCC hosts first citizen engagement session & Webinar to discuss MCC issues

 

Chandigarh, September 17:- The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh and Chandigarh Smart City Limited organized two citizen engagement sessions i.e. “Sujhaav Camp” and “Webinar” back to back today at the conference hall, MCC building, Sector 17, Chandigarh.

The sessions was chaired by Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, MCC-cum-CEO, Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. and attended by representatives of Chandigarh Beopar Mandal and Market Welfare Associations and representatives from FICCI, CII, Institute of Town Planners, Chitkara University, Institution of Engineers, Le Corbusier Centre, Chandigarh College of Architecture, PGIMER, CRIKC, SPIC etc.

The “Sujhaav Camp” has been conducted first time in MCC as part of its new initiatives to invite feedback, inputs, solutions and ideas for sustainable remedies for better life style in the city beautiful.

Similarly, round table session for the leaders of industry groups and premier research institutes in the city was organized and the session has been broadcasted live on YouTube on youtu.be/Ms0RICgFgPo. Suggestions were invited on how to improve the cleanliness of the city, ideas on Plastic Free Movement, better Water Management, Fit India Movement and other solutions for making Chandigarh “Smart City” through this Webinar.

During the Sujhaav camp the representatives of Market Welfare Associations apprised about the problems related to the Municipal Corporation i.e. Sewerage line blockage; Cleanliness of Public Toilets; Horticulture waste disposal; road gullies blockages; malba scattred on the road side and open areas throughout city etc. The representatives of Chandigarh Beopar Mandal apprised and demanded that Monday morning more vehicles be deployed to lift garbage from the SSKs; Marshals be nominated in each sector/market to keep watch on sanitation and littering and garbage problems in the areas; coordination with the Chandigarh Administration for properly maintaining the open spaces and their cleaning; illegal rehri-pharis be removed from the market areas and road berms and SSKs be cleaned on daily basis andong with daily removal of horticulture waste.

The Commissioner asked the concerned engineers to look into the problems on ground level and explore short time solutions to the problems and prepare proposals for the long time measures to be taken alongwith expenditure involved in it. He also directed to the concerned officers to remove horticulture waste, C&D waste and garbage throughout city within 5 days period.

The Commissioner said that these type of citizen engagement sessions with the stakeholders will be conducted on regular basis.

 

Department: 
Municipal Corporation