Chandigarh, January 4:- Mrs. Kirron Kher, Member Parliament, UT, Chandigarh today inaugurated the newly developed Green Belt, in Indra Colony, Manimajra, here today. Sh. Rajesh Kumar, Mayor, Sh. Sanjay Jha, IAS, Special Commissioner, Sh. Vinod Aggarwal, area councilor, Sh. Shailender Singh, Chief Engineer, Sh. K.P. Singh, S.E. (Horticulture) other councilors and officers, local residents and prominent citizens from Chandigarh were present on the occasion.
Mrs. Kirron Kher appreciated the work done by the Municipal Corporation and said that this beautiful green belt will be beneficial for all people including young, old and children. She said that it is equal responsibility of public regarding upkeep of the parks. She said that Chandigarh is a beautiful city, known by its greenery and cleanliness.
She said that people should take benefit of the different schemes, started by the Government of India and should participate in the good governance programmes of local bodies. She said that Municipal Corporation always creates awareness about the beneficiary schemes of Central Government and people should come forward to avail these facilities near their doorsteps.
While addressing the gathering Sh. Rajesh Kumar, Mayor said that Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh is providing the facility of Green Belts in city beautiful regularly. He informed about the main features of the Green belt having total area 12 acre from which 6 acre has been developed and the remaining part of 6 acres will be developed in 2nd phase. He said that Pond provided specially for Chatt Puja celebrations, walking track, benches, huts, plantation of ornamental trees, grassing and boundary etc. have been provided in the Green belt at a cost of Rs. 1 Crore. He said that different flower beds have been developed in this park having Zinia, Ficaus, Aricia palm, Raat ki Rani and Chandni flowers etc.