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The Centre’s inspection may take place anytime in January 2021.(HT File Photo)

Swachh Bharat Mission: MC declares Chandigarh Water Plus City, Centre to verify claim

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 01:20 AM IST
MC commissioner KK Yadav said the corporation had applied for Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) Water Plus certification this year as it fulfils all the conditions
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Failure to achieve 100% segregation, lack of scientific processing, cleaning of public places are among reasons for Chandigarh’s poor show.(HT Photo for representation)
Failure to achieve 100% segregation, lack of scientific processing, cleaning of public places are among reasons for Chandigarh’s poor show.(HT Photo for representation)

Chandigarh gets just 3 stars in Centre’s garbage-free rating

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 12:40 PM IST
In 2019 when the rating was begun, the city got only two stars, but the MC was aiming for five-star this year and planning to achieve the highest seven-star rating next year
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Vendors assembled for curfew passes outside the MC office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Thursday. Though most were armed with masks, they were flouting the social distancing norms.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Vendors assembled for curfew passes outside the MC office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Thursday. Though most were armed with masks, they were flouting the social distancing norms.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Coronavirus curfew in Chandigarh: Social distancing given a go-by as vendors rush to get passes

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2020 01:37 AM IST
There was apparently no system in place to manage the crowd despite clear instructions of social distancing
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Mechanised sweeping to begin in northern sectors of Chandigarh next week

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:00 AM IST
We have received one machine and are expecting to get another in 2-3 days, says MC chief KK Yadav
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Chandigarh councillors won’t get hiked honorarium retrospectively

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 12:45 AM IST
admn notified 50% hike in august 2019, but councillors wanted it to be paid from 2015, on lines of punjab government
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Chandigarh, hurry up! Give feedback for Swachh Survekshan 2020 by Jan 31

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 12:39 AM IST
Citizen feedback, which has 25% weightage in the final score, is open till January 31. Only 3% registered users have responded so far.
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‘Embarrassed’ Chandigarh mayor drops Kolkata from study tour

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:42 AM IST
This comes a day after Rajesh Kalia faced flak for saying councillors will be studying smart city projects in Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram, the former which is not in the Centre’s list of smart cities and the latter which ranked lower than Chandigarh in smart city ranking
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Chandigarh MC’s waste segregation drive loses momentum

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Not a single challan has been issued for failure to segregate waste in the past one week in Chandigarh
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Chandigarh’s cleanliness status gets upgrade

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 12:28 AM IST
Union ministry of housing and urban affairs has granted the status of Open Defecation Free (ODF) ++ to the city
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Compulsory waste segregation from October 11: Chandigarh MC fails to issue public notice

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:37 AM IST
Announcement made during a programme marking the celebrations of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2
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The new garbage collection vehicles at Sarangpur village in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
The new garbage collection vehicles at Sarangpur village in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Chandigarh misses deadline for implementing waste segregation

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:52 PM IST
Sources say UT adviser Manoj Parida held a review meeting on September 30 and asked MC officials to speed up the process
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