Chandigarh, August 11:- Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh today visited village Dhanas to take stock of ongoing development works alongwith to listen the issues of area residents.

The ‘on foot’ visit of Commissioner was started at 7.00 am in the morning alongwith all the team of concerned engineers accompanied by Sh. Kuljeet Singh Sandhu, area councilor, Ward No. 14, chief engineer, all Superintending Engineers and concerned Executive Engineers, SDEs, Junior Engineers of MCC, office bearers of Resident Welfare Associations and local residents.

During the visit the Commissioner directed the SE B&R for providing GI railing near booth market in Milk Colony, Dhanas. The Commissioner asked the concerned officers to provide rotating type cow/animal catcher to stop the entry of stray animals in the booth market open ground.

The Commissioner asked the concerned engineers to explore possibility to provide connectivity with the nearby bamboo park from the park near House No. 428. She asked the engineers to cover a tree with retro reflective tape to avoide accidents, situated middle of the road behind Gurdwara Sahib in booth market, Milk colony Dhanas. She asked the engineers to shift the poles in extended road to clear carriage way to the internal road behind Gurdwara Sahib near house No. 417 and the matter be take up with the electricity department, UT, Chandigarh.

She asked the SE B&R to check the status of land (park) near house No. 422, which is being used by locals for car parking and encroachment made near House No. 411. She also directed the engineers to provide indicator entry/exit boards of village Dhanas with the new allotment of sector i.e. “Welcome to Sector 14 (W) Dhanas.

The Commissioner asked the engineers to check the status of land buffer zone as the work of chain link fencing being tendered w.r.t. high court orders. She further directed the engineers to take up the matter of 32 unallotted plots in milk colony, Dhanas which are being misused for cattle rearing. She also asked the engineers to speed up challaning of the violators who throw cow dung in the park ground near House No. 736 and tap the illegal opening in this park.

She said to check the status of land near entry park on Dhanas where encroachment was done through tin shed and put up at the earliest. She asked the engineers to explore possibility for providing connectivity passage to lake road from Chaman Colony upto bridge i.e. alternative route from this colony.

She asked that level of internal streets in Chaman Colony to be maintained properly while providing paver work. Other works related including providing street lights in Chaman Colony, widening/extension of car parking towards Patiala ki Rao in Chaman/Aman colony, lifting of Mobile toilet near Chaman Colony; provision of lights, repair of fountain, repair of Gym & hut in the park at Chaman Colony.

The Commissioner asked the concerned officers to clean the road gully near House No. 1630 at Aman Colony, provision of playground/sports ground in Patiala Ki Rao in front of Aman Colony, Provision of additional electrical pole in Triveni Park, proper planning of toilet blocks in Anganwari building with raising the sewerage covers, Road be repaired near Atam Dharam Mandir in Milk Colony, Status of land infront of police complex, Dhanas, adjustment of timing at light point near liquor vend, Dhanas.

The Commissioner directed the SE B&R and Joint Commissioner to sit together for checking status of land all around Dhanas and ownership of land alongwith legal status of these lands be put up within one week for further course of action.