Chandigarh, December 18:2019- Sh. Rajesh Kumar, Mayor, Chandigarh today called a meeting of all Executive Engineers of Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh regarding details of major road engineering works related to MCC keeping in view public safety.
During the meeting Sh. Shailender Singh, Chief Engineer, Sh. Sanjay Arora, SE (B&R), Sh. K.P. Singh, S.E. (Horticulture), Mrs. Harjit Kaur, DSP, Traffic Police, (South), Chandigarh and other concerned officers were present.
The Mayor asked the engineers that keeping the agenda on top priority, prepare estimates of providing sign boards, repair of roads, providing railings in dividers and rotary works etc. and put up the same in the coming General House meeting for approval.
In the meeting various issues were discussed including installation of strong iron grills on the road dividers reported by the Traffic Police; U-Turn prohibited sign boards; removal of “compulsory sound horn” sign boards installed in city roads; installation of Speed limit sign boards in all V-6 roads; deployment of Safaikarmacharis in Children Traffic Park; installation of convex mirror on the blind turns; repair/replacement of faded speed limit sign boards in city; repairing of Zebra crossings; white line marking in both side of roads; repair of road side pavement; broken roads and slip roads; solution of water logging on roads; street lights be made functional and pruning of trees near sign boards etc.
The Mayor asked the concerned engineers to take up these issues on top priority and prepare estimates for quick provision of the road safety measures and take up the issues with Chief Architect, which requires approval from Architect Department, UT, Chandigarh.