Chandigarh: Encouraging the kids to On one hand Panchkula Municipal Corporation is working on re-carpeting of city roads from past few months, and on other hand roads in various sectors have turned from bad to worse. Driving on potholed roads have became a headache for commuters and often lead to traffic jams at major intersections.
Around two months back a few main and internal roads have been re-carpeted but now majority of roads offers bumpy ride to commuters. The road leading from Sector 24 to Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Sector 3 has completely worn off and has become more of dirt track. Maintenance of roads in Sectors 21 to 28 is the responsibility of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA).
Sanjeev Chopra, Executive Engineer, HUDA vigilance bureau said, ‘’Complete investigation on the part of contractor will be done and other facts will be scrutinised to check that what lead to miserable conditions of road. We have issued a notice to the contractor in this regard.’’
However around 14 months back, road was constructed by HUDA authorities in this area by spending Rs 95 lakh, but the same is in bad shape. Also there is a condition mentioned in tender that road should not break up to a minimum period of 3 years.
Following this HUDA authorities have asked the contractor about quality of material he used. HUDA has also warned the contractor to repair road within a week or face serious consequences .
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