Opposed to city’s comprehensive mobility plan? Here’s your chance to make a suggestion
Divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar has instructed the administration to invite suggestions and objection to the new comprehensive mobility plan (CMP) prepared by Pune Metropolitian Region Development Authority (PMRDA).
PMRDA will issue a public notification citing the phone numbers and emails people can send in their views too.
PMRDA had appointed Larsen & Toubro to prepare the CMP for Pune city and region.
L&T representatives has made a presentation to the Pune Urban Mobility Transport Authority (Pumta), headed by the divisional commissioner.
District collector Naval Kishore Ram, PMRDA metropolitan commissioner Vikram Kumar, PMC additional commissioner Rubal Agrawal, PMPML managing director Nayana Gunde and PMRDA’s chief executive officer Pravinkumar Devare were present at the meeting.
Mhaisekar said that traffic is major issue for urban cities and the PMRDA regions. Considering there is need to prepare a comprehensive plan to address traffic for the whole region, it is important to have the participation of all sectors in the planning; this includes suggestions and objections.
The divisional commissioner also took a review of the ongoing metro, ring road and High Capacity Mass Transport Route (HCMTR) works.
The owner of a fuel station was gunned down by unidentified car-borne persons in the Holy City colony of Amritsar on Wednesday night. The incident took place at around 10:30pm when Mohan had reached outside his home, after work. As per information, when Mohan reached just outside his house, a Toyota Innova SUV also reached there and the assailants in the car opened fire. Police commissioner Arun Pal confirmed Mohan's death.
The Haryana assembly on Wednesday referred to a select committee of the House the Haryana Police (Amendment) Bill, 2022 for examination. The amendment Bill which sought to do away with the powers of the Haryana State Police Complaints Authority to take suo motu cognisance of a matter was opposed by Congress MLA Varun Chaudhary. Deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala suggested that the Bill be referred to a select committee of the House for examination.
The Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday said the party's faith in judiciary had been reaffirmed by the Punjab and Haryana high court's decision to grant bail to former minister Bikram Singh Majithia in a “politically motivated case of vendetta”. The party spokesperson asserted Majithia was not guilty of offences he has been charged with in the FIR registered in December, 2021, under different sections of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
Over five years after a Patiala resident suffered permanent disability in Kumar's arm due to an accident, the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Chandigarh, has awarded him a compensation of ₹13 lakh. The compensation will be paid by the owner and driver of the PRTC bus that had hit the car of the victim, Rohit Kumar, 33, a resident of Mangal Basti, Patran, Patiala.
The Chandigarh Housing Board has invited e-bids for 154 commercial and residential properties from August 16. CHB chief executive officer Yashpal Garg said, “The reserve prices of 17 residential units on freehold basis located at Indira Colony, Manimajra, have been reduced by about 15% compared to the last e-tender. As many as 30 residential units, including 2BHK and EWS flats, and one commercial unit have been included for the first time in the e-tender process.”