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Ignored by MC, Youth Akali Dal starts maintaining Parks

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Ignored by Municipal Corporation and area councilor, the Youth Akali Dal workers led by district president Meetpal Singh Dugri along with area residents started drive to clean and maintain parks in ward 44, Dugri area. Due to poor condition of park and problems being faced by area residents, Youth Akali Dal workers

Vigilance Bureau directs Govt to transfer MC tainted officers

Sukhpreet Singh Ludhiana: Following the complaint of city based activists against Municipal Corporation Tehbazari wing inaction against encroachments, Vigilance Bureau directed the Punjab government to do departmental inquiry against officers and transfer them to other districts. Rohit Sabharwal has given complaint to concerned authorities few years back against the encroachments in the different areas of the

MC apathetic towards green belt maintenance

Ludhiana (Sukhpreet Singh): MC apathetic towards green belt maintenance. .Most of the green belts along the roads in the city are in a pathetic condition for several years as wild grass like whitetop weed and other unwanted shrubs have grown to a larger extent, giving the parks a shabby look. The green belts have almost become dumping sites where passers-by can

AAP demands re-carpeting of roads, submit memo to MC

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers and area residents have registered a protest over poor condition of roads and non functional street lights in ward number 48. A delegation led by AAP leader Gurkaranbir Singh Tinna met Municipal Corporation (MC) Additional commissioner Vishesh Sarangal and submitted memorandum.In a memorandum, Tinna mentioned that the

MC issues challan to 11 shops for Unhygienic food

MC issues challan to 11 shops for Unhygienic food. Municipal Corporation (MC) has issued challans to 11 Sweet and meat shops on Friday, for allegedly selling sweets and meat under unhygienic condition. Challans have been issued during a special drive against selling unhealthy food before festive season in city.Dr Jasvir Kaur, MC’s health officer said that they

50 percent of wards in Ludhiana MC to be reserved for women

Amarpreet Singh Makkar:- Ludhiana MC. At least 47 wards in Ludhiana Municipal Corporation are expected to be reserved for women. Delimitation of wards was earlier done raising the number of wards from 75 to 95. The quota of Scheduled Caste will remain same. At present only 33 percent wards were reserved for women in MC.The

Continuous protests at Zone A and D bring halt to work of MC

Sukhpreet Singh, Ludhiana, MC Workers Continuous Protest Put Work on Halt. People are not allowed to enter the head office of Municipal Corporation Zone A. On the third day of Safai karamchari’s protest continuation has hampered the multiple workings in the department.However, officials and department staff was allowed to enter the office but people are not

MCL becomes active after heavy rainfall prediction

MC Ludhiana becomes active heavy rainfall prediction. Rain lashes city, more expected in next 36 hours. Heavy rainfall witnessed in city on Tuesday. Ludhiana: MC Ludhiana becomes active heavy rainfall prediction and has decided to set thousands of sand bags along with the covering of Buddha Nullah within a day as alert for heavy rainfall

Ludhiana Municipal engineers go on mass casual leave

The suspension of four Superintending Engineers (SEs) of the Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar Municipal Corporations for alleged financial irregularities in the execution of development works funded by the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) has evoked an angry response from municipal engineers here, who went on a mass casual leave for the day and held a

Swachh Bharat Mission

MCL to conduct workshops with active RWAs for their encouragement under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ludhiana: With an aim to encourage the residents welfare associations (RWAs) working in the residential colonies for the betterment of the areas now the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana (MCL) would organise special workshops for active RWAs.  Also, through these workshops the civic officials would identify the most active RWAs and then those associations would be rated according

MC crackdown on advt defaulters; Rs 93,250 penalty recovered

Ludhiana: Taking a stern action against the advertisement defaulters, the MC officials on Thursday issued challans to the defaulters for installing the illegal advertisement hoardings outside their commercial establishments and where the size of the boards was not as per the advertisement bye-laws, those people have been issued notices. A team of officials had conducted checking

Turning Ludhiana into ‘Lovely Ludhiana’: MC integrates citizens to create symphony of colors

Ludhiana: With paints and colours all around, groups of volunteers participated in the beautification drive organized by the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation on Sunday at Samrala Chowk Underbridge. The Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria and MC Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori also tried their hands at painting and participated along with volunteers. Meanwhile the M C Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori