Chandigarh, August 8
The UT Administrator today constituted a sub-committee to conduct a detailed study on fire safety measures, traffic congestion and parking problems in the Industrial Area, Phase I and II here.

The Chandigarh Tribune had highlighting the problems in its column, “Mauled By Malls.”

Gen S.F. Rodrigues (Retd) said there was a need to focus on growth, strictly in line with the law. “It should be a transparent, open and accountable system.”

He directed the officers to upgrade amenities in the Industrial Area. Emphasis was laid on the need to give special attention to problems of the stakeholders.

The Administrator also asked the chairman of the Chandigarh Housing Board to create a system to check the malpractices in the flat allotment system.The officers were also asked to speed up the process of examining the feasibility of solar and wind power.

On the Mani Majra Township project, he asked the officers to prepare a holistic plan for creating an integrated township.

Directions were also issued to renovate Le Corbusier’s old office and to digitise all correspondence and hand-written letters sent by him to different people.

Later, General Rodrigues met students and alumni of the Punjab Engineering College.

Source: Tribune News Service