Mohali MC’s finance panel approves works worth ₹15 crore

Mohali MC’s finance panel also cleared work orders worth 8 crore at a meeting on Thursday; mayor said four new tractors and two tankers will be procured for irrigation of parks

The finance and contract committee of the Mohali Municipal Corporation (MC) approved new projects worth 15 crore and cleared work orders worth 8 crore at a meeting on Thursday.

Mayor Amarjit Singh Sidhu, who chaired the meeting, said four new tractors and two tankers will be procured for irrigation of parks using tertiary treated water from the Sewage Treatment Plant, which will help save potable water. Also, estimates have been prepared for rain water harvesting at community centres and other buildings coming under MC.

He said apart from this, MC had deployed different teams to issue challans to residents found irrigating lawns or washing cars and verandas in the morning.

Among the work orders issued was maintenance of parks. Also, two new fogging machines will be procured to contain vector-borne diseases, Sidhu said, adding that in view of the upcoming monsoon season, extensive arrangements had been made for the cleaning of storm drains and road gullies.

Senior deputy mayor Amrik Singh Somal, deputy mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi, councillor Jasbir Singh Manku, MC commissioner Kamal Kumar Garg and other MC officials were also present in the meeting.


Close Story

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads


  • Complainant ASI Subhash Chander had approached the VB after the public prosecutor had allegedly sought money in lieu of forwarding challan in the trial court. (iStock)

    VB arrest Haryana public prosecutor in Hisar court

    The Haryana vigilance bureau on Thursday have arrested district attorney (DA) Mahender Pal, posted at district Hisar court, red-handed while allegedly accepting a bribe of 2,500 from an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Haryana Police. A VB spokesperson said complainant ASI Subhash Chander had approached the VB after the public prosecutor had allegedly sought money in lieu of forwarding challan in the trial court.

  • As per the orders, convicts Jasvinder, Amit, Vikas, Anchal, Naveen, Pradeep and Jagdeep have been held guilty of murder and attempt to murder, and have been awarded life imprisonment and fine up to <span class=

    Seven get life imprisonment, six 14-year jail in Panipat

    Seven people, including gangster Prasanna alias Lambu, were awarded life imprisonment, six were jailed for 14 years and two were awarded imprisonment of two years by the Panipat district court convicting them in a murder and attempt to murder case involving a liquor contractor in Noorwala of Panipat district in December 2020.

  • JJP’s student-wing INSO national president Pradeep Deswal said his organisation had announced to protest against the ruling leaders, if this decision was not taken back. (Shutterstock)

    Haryana govt revokes decision to grant loans to state universities, to allot grant-aid

    After facing a week-long protest from students, teachers and Opposition leaders for cutting off grant to state universities for 2022-23 financial year and approving a loan of 147.75 crore as the first instalment for the universities, the BJP-JJP government in Haryana has revoked its decision and the same amount will be provided to varsities as a grant-aid.

  • The accused took the decoy customer in their own car to Kalanaur in Yamunanagar district to conduct the test and a joint team of police officials and doctors was chasing them. (iStock)

    Gender test racket busted in Kurukshetra, two women held

    A pre-natal sex determination racket was busted in Kurukshetra with the arrest of two women. Police said the accused have been identified as Sukhwinder Kaur, of Jhansa village, and Babtia Rani, of Ajrana Kalan village in Kurukshetra district. Additional superintendent of police, Kurukshetra Karan Goel said officials from the district health department got information that a racket is involved in pre-birth sex determination.

  • The Ludhiana-based victim was allegedly being harassed for dowry.She had to be referred to PGIMER after being force fed poison. (Representative Image/HT File)

    Dowry harassment: Woman force-fed poison, husband among 5 booked in Ludhiana

    Five days after a woman was force-fed a poisonous substance for not accepting their dowry demand, police booked The victim, Chandani, 24’s husband and four in-laws on Thursday. The accused are Kesar Rehman of Meharban, his sister Afsana, brother Faizal Rehman, relatives Gulab Shah and Mohammad Amir. The victim, Chandani, 24, said that her husband and in-laws had been demanding dowry from her parents. She was referred to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

Leave a Comment