Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) has accorded approval to call for expression of interest for its 25 parking lots as Smart Parkings. The parking contract will also be terminated against five violation registered against the contractor. The reserve price for the smart parkings is of Rs four crores. The approval was accorded by the Finance and Contracts Committee (F&CC) here on Thursday.
The Finance and Contract Committee of Municipal Corporation under the Chairpersonship of Jaswal, Mayor and attended by B Purushartha, Commissioner, Additional Commissioner Uma Shanker Gupta along with Ajay Dutta, Arun Sood, Davinder Singh Babla, Jagtar Singh, Kanwarjeet Singh and officers of MC accorded approval for 16 agenda items.
MC to put eating joints at Shanti Kunj
The F&CC has accorded approval to the agenda for licensing out eating joint at Shanti Kunj, Sector 16, Chandigarh through inviting sealed bids. The agenda point came up for discussion and after deliberations the F&CC approved fo putting up of eating joints in the park. Sources in MC said that as MC is finding ways to generate the revenue the idea of putting up eating joints at Shanti Kunj has been mooted. The eating joints auction may fetch revenue over Rs 2 crores for MC said sources.
Complementary parking passes reduced
The F&CC also reduced the number of complimentary passes to be issued to Mayor, Councillors and media. Now, Mayor is entitled to get 5 complimentary parking passes whereas each councillor is entitled to get two complementary parking passes. Media will get only one complimentary parking pass per publication.