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MC mulls to install plastic waste to oil conversion plant

Chandigarh: Having bitter experience of solid waste management and disposal of plastics in city, Municipal Corporation is mulling to install plastic to oil conversion plant. Representative of M K Aromatics gave presentation about the concept in MC house meet here on Wednesday. According to Mahesh K Merchant, managing director of the company, post-consumer plastic products

MC to part with Jaypee Group, valuer to assess salvage

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation has decided to part with Jaypee group and will seize the operations of garbage processing plant to make way for new company. The agenda which was unanimously passed by house also constituted a six member committee to appoint a valuer to assess the salvage of plant. Committee will work out the plans to

MC meeting resumes after 45 minutes delay

Chandigarh: MC meeting delayed by 45 minutes which led to the protest by the Congress Councillors. Councillors complained  that Mayor Arun Sood secretly sat alone in a room. Congress Councillors exchanged heating arguments over delayed  commencement of house proceedings. Soon after, Congress Councillors joined back house proceedings. “Congress still not able to digest defeat at the hands

Mohali MC Commissioner among three transferred

Controversial PCS officer Uma Shankar Gupta, who was till recently Commissioner of Mohali Municipal Corporation has been transferred from Mohali and Rajesh Dhiman, who was earlier Sangrur District Transport Officer, has replaced Gupta. Uma Shankar has been posted as joint secretary information and public relations and additional joint secretary to Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh

Patiala MC goes green

Patiala: he royal city of Patiala known for its fountains and lush green gardens has made plans to add more greenery on one of its roads, courtesy the local municipal corporation (MC), which took the initiative of planting some ornamental saplings in the central verge of a four-lane road passing through the New Leela Bhawan

Patiala MC goes green

The royal city of Patiala known for its fountains and lush green gardens has made plans to add more greenery on one of its roads, courtesy the local municipal corporation (MC), which took the initiative of planting some ornamental saplings in the central verge of a four-lane road passing through the New Leela Bhawan Market.

MCL ahead of other large corporations in development works under PIDB

Ludhiana: The Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana has left other MCs behind even in terms of execution of the PIDB (Punjab Infrastructure Development Board) works and it was revealed in a meeting called by the Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal for reviewing the pace of development works going on under Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) on Tuesday. In the meeting,

Jalandhar MC gets active after two diarrhoea deaths

The Jalandhar Municipal Corporation became active only after two deaths due to diarrhoea were reported in Makhdumpura area here. The MC got serious only on Saturday when more and more persons of the area were getting admitted in Jalandhar hospitals with similar symptoms. The residents had complained about the mixing of sewage water with drinking

Process 100 per cent garbage, get tipping fee: MC to Jaypee group

Chandigarh: Municipal Commissioner, B Purushratha proposed that MC may allow tipping fee if Jaypee group agrees to process 100 per cent garbage including the organic garbage at plant. For this Jaypee will have to upgrade the plant. This was stated by commissioner during the house meet while discussing the table agenda point number 4 about

MCL receives proposal of smart poles as pilot project in Punjab

Ludhiana: Like energy efficient street lights the Municipal Corporation Ludhiana has now received a proposal to get smart poles for these LED lights installed in the city. A private company has come forward for this project as a pilot project in the state. However the MC authorities are still examining the proposal and final decision

Congress MC booked for blocking traffic

Ferozepur: Police have booked Congress MC Babbu, along with his 20-25 supporters under Section 283 of IPC late on Monday. In the FIR police stated that they booked MC Babbu over holding dharna at ROB which led to public inconvenience and resulted in massive traffic jam. Commenting over the Congress MC blamed the police and

Flood-like situation in Madhopuri area

Ludhiana: Despite incessant rainfall all the officials of operation and maintenance cell and building and road branches were seen on toes alongwith the Municipal Commissioner, Ghanshyam Thori and the Additional Commissioner Surabhi Malik. On Saturday, they visited all the main bridges alongside the drain. Keeping in view the urgency of the situation, the Municipal Commissioner,


MC declares 10 wards open defecation-free

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) has declared 10 wards as defecation-free and has also set a target of October 2 for entire city to be declared as open defecation-free. Mayor Arun Sood said that at present 10 wards namely Ward Numbers 1, 3, 4, 9, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 21 have been declared as

Nominated, Cong councillors again in verbal sparring match

Chandigarh: The MC House meet hits another low as it was one more day of verbal sparring between nominated councillors and Congress councillors during the meet on Wednesday, when after getting offended with a comment of a nominated councillor, the Congress councillors staged a walkout. However, later they were pacified by Mayor Arun Sood and

Khanna MC harassing us, allege residents

Khanna: The local municipal authorities have challaned six shops and some houses for indulging in wastage of water. Confirming this, Amarjit, an official of Municipal Committee, Khanna, said the first timer violator was being fined at Rs 2,000. A person indulging into violation for the next time was being fined at Rs 5,000. Daily Post

MC fixes monthly pass fee for multi-level parking

Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation has fixed the monthly parking pass charges for multi-level parking at Rs 700 for four wheelers and Rs 250 for two wheelers. Both the pass fee structures will be applicable for traders, employees and general public. The decision was given a nod during the finance and contacts committee meeting held on

MC to re-trace the forest trails in Shimla

Shimla: The erstwhile summer capital of the Britishers, Shimla is better known for its heritage walks with landmarks like Christ Church on the Ridge, the Viceregal Lodge and many other old buildings standing tall in the lane of history. The forest trails in the Queen of Hills with little peaceful paths in the midst of

MC plans to develop Sector 17 Plaza like Time Square, NY

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Mayor, Arun Sood has expressed that the MC plans to develop Sector 17, plaza on the grounds of Time Square in New York. As a first step in this regard, neon signage’s have been allowed to be put up on commercial buildings. According to Sood, “Under the smart city project, administration has planned