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The Jaypee Plant at Dadumajra in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh MC asks Jaypee to hand over waste processing plant today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 02:31 AM IST
In case the firm fails to hand over the plant by 5pm on June 19, MC will take over, MC commissioner KK Yadav has said.
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

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, 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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No one paying up for 38% potable water in Chandigarh

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Leakages, water theft leading to losses; MC commissioner says 24-hour water supply project under Smart City Limited will plug them
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Adviser asks MC not to immediately shut Dadumajra plant

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Parida said though the process to take over the plant from Jaypee could be started, the MC should review its decision to immediately dismantle the plant.

Chandigarh MC House slashes hefty water tariff hike

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 01:00 AM IST
Overall hike capped at 50%, down from 300% okayed in December; MC chief registers dissent
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Unable to complete targets, Chandigarh asks Centre to revise smart city plan

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 01:16 AM IST
Chandigarh Smart City Limited has proposed the smart city plan’s revision from Rs 6,500-crore to Rs 2,300-crore

Smart city: Chandigarh among 20 worst performers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Placed in bottom 20 group among 100 smart cities has been paired with top performer Ahmedabad to benefit from its experience
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Mechanised sweeping to begin in northern sectors of Chandigarh next week

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, 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 to roll out bicycle sharing scheme in June

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Chandigarh Smart City Limited allots work to Hyderabad-based firm that will execute project in multiple phases over 18 months

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.
Mayor Raj Bala Malik and MC commissioner KK Yadav at the garbage dumping ground in Dadumajra on Wednesday. They were there to inspect the adjoining garbage processing plant, and came down heavily on its management, putting the blame on them for the city faltering in Swachh Survekshan.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Mayor Raj Bala Malik and MC commissioner KK Yadav at the garbage dumping ground in Dadumajra on Wednesday. They were there to inspect the adjoining garbage processing plant, and came down heavily on its management, putting the blame on them for the city faltering in Swachh Survekshan.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Jaypee Group offers to hand over garbage processing plant to Chandigarh MC

Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 12:59 AM IST
Poor solid waste management remains a key reason for the City Beautiful slipping in the Swachh Survekshan 2020 rankings in the past couple of years
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Chandigarh falters in run-up to 2020 Swachh rankings

HindstanTimes, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 12:45 AM IST
After embarrassing drop to 20th position in 2019 rankings, city achieves 11th and 27th ranks in first two quarterly league rounds for next edition
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4,000 field employees of Chandigarh MC to get compulsory GPS-enabled watches from January 15

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2019 01:00 AM IST
The watches will enable e-marking of the working space for each employee with daily attendance recorded once they reach the areas assigned to them.
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Lapses in commissioning C&D plant: 3 XENs of Chandigarh’s road wing indicted

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:44 AM IST
MC chief had ordered an inquiry last month after he found that the plant was working below capacity ever since its commencement in March this year
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Chandigarh’s vendor-free Sector 17 to get facelift

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwar A Sagar & Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Apart from beautification, landscaping, creation of a new fountain and a dedicated play area for children will be undertaken in areas in front of the general post office
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Drones to keep an eye on MC’s vendor eviction drive beginning tomorrow

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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Battery-operated carts in Sec-17 Plaza from January

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2019 12:48 AM IST
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh’s biggest vending zone in Sector 15 gets nod

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Addressing locals’ concerns, sites to be reduced from 1,000 to 850 to provide more parking space
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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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Chandigarh MC allows Diwali stalls in Sectors 17, 22

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 12:44 AM IST
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NGT directs civic body to plug illegal waste discharge into choes

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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37% registered vendors lose licence over payment default in Chandigarh

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 11:31 PM IST
5,885 legal vendors left: Out of 3,471 defaulters, 3,020 were stationary vendors and 467 were mobile

Chandigarh to get water for two more hours from September 29

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 12:29 AM IST
Badnore to commission new phases of Kajauli waterworks on September 28
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Chandigarh MC removes 77 illegal street vendors on Day 1 of drive

Hindusatn Times | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 12:13 AM IST
Besides seizing their goods permanently, the enforcement staff imposed a fine of 10,000 on each of the vendor.

Phase 5, 6 of Kajauli waterworks: More supply on the way, MC to phase out tubewells

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:42 AM IST
Focus to be on improving supply, not increasing the hours
At present, multiplexes in Chandigarh charge between Rs 130 to Rs 250 per ticket, with a few charging even Rs 600 per ticket.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
At present, multiplexes in Chandigarh charge between Rs 130 to Rs 250 per ticket, with a few charging even Rs 600 per ticket.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)

Chandigarh civic body proposes 30% entertainment tax on movie tickets

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:37 PM IST
Commissioner’s nod in, proposal to be part of agenda of September 12 House meet
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All 52 sanitary inspectors shifted to check graft in Chandigarh MC

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Performance of regular employees is reviewed every month and that of contactual staff after three months.
From 2nd rank in 2016 to 11th in 2017 and then from 3rd spot in 2018 to 20th now, the huge variation in Chandigarh’s performance in past four surveys exposed city’s resolve to improve waste management despite adverse observations from the National Green Tribunal and other monitoring bodies.(HT FIle)
From 2nd rank in 2016 to 11th in 2017 and then from 3rd spot in 2018 to 20th now, the huge variation in Chandigarh’s performance in past four surveys exposed city’s resolve to improve waste management despite adverse observations from the National Green Tribunal and other monitoring bodies.(HT FIle)

Swachh Survekshan 2019: Chandigarh slips to 20th spot

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 10:20 PM IST
This is a big hit for India’s first planned city, which recorded its worst performance in national cleanliness survey that began in 2016.
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