19092023-CT-01.qxd 9/18/2023 11:56 PM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh tribune CLASS XI: ADMN TO OPTIMISE STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO PGI TO EXPAND SERVICES WITH NEW PATIENT-CENTRIC DEPTS The PGIMER is gearing up to set up new departments exclusively dedicated to patient care. P3 GENERALLY CLOUDY MAX 33°C | MIN 25°C YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 25.9°C UT TO BE COUNTRY’S FIRST CARBON-FREE CITY: ADVISER UT is set to optimise the class size in accordance with prescribed norm of maintaining 40 students/class. P3 FORECAST To make Chandigarh first carbon-free city by 2030, Admn lays emphasis on promoting clean fuel vehicles. P3 » » TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD 56 60 MOHALI 52 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF HOUSE BURGLED AT SECTOR 8 Chandigarh: Jewellery worth several lakhs, cash and other valuables were stolen from a house in Sector 8. Jatinder Jotta reported that gold and diamond jewellery, Rs 75,000 and clothes were stolen from his house between September 16 and 17. A case has been registered at the Sector 3 police station and investigation started. TNS FOUR BOOKED FOR CHEATING Chandigarh: The police have booked four persons for duping a Ludhiana resident of Rs 19.29 lakh. Baljeet Singh has alleged that Lovish Mahajan, Vivek Saini, Gori Mehra and a woman of I-Abroad Education and Immigration Services, Sector 42, cheated him on the pretext of providing him student visa for Canada. A case has been registered. TNS FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE 10 lakh traffic challans issued in 17 months AIR QUALITY INDEX PANCHKULA SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:09 AM » TUESDAY | 19 SEPTEMBER 2023 | CHANDIGARH CHANDIGARH SUNSET TUESDAY 6:23 PM TRAFFIC MGMT SYSTEMPolice expected to earn revenue of ~12 crore Tribune News Service Work underway at the dumping ground in Dadu Majra on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI Biomining on, waste only on 7togetridoftrashpilebyFeb acres now Phase IIDadu Majra Sandeep Rana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 18 Only 7 acres of land is left to be cleared of garbage at the Dadu Majra dump. Of the total 25 acres of the dumping ground, on which work under Phase II of the project is underway, garbage has been removed from 18 acres since November last year. The Rs 68-crore legacy waste biomining and land recovery project to process 7.67 lakh metric tonne (MT) of garbage kicked off in November. Earlier, 5 lakh MT of legacy waste lying on 20 acres of the dumping ground was biomined. The entire 45-acre ground will be cleared of the NO FRESH GARBAGE TO BE DUMPED ❝Thedumpingsitewill be cleared of garbage by January-February next year. Thereafter, no fresh waste will be dumped there. ❞ — Anindita Mitra, MC COMMISSIONER garbage. A new waste processing plant will be established on one part of the ground, while the other part will be developed as a green area. Shishpal Rana, director, Aakanksha Enterprises, the firm which is undertaking the project, said, “About 65 per cent biomining work has been completed. Of 25 acres, garbage is left on only 7 acres. Though, we were given a 43month deadline to complete the project, we are going to clear it well before that. We will rid the site of garbage by February next year.” Municipal Corporation Commissioner-cum-Chandigarh Smart City Limited Chief Executive Officer Anindita Mitra said, “The dumping site will be cleared of garbage by January-February next year. Thereafter, no fresh waste will be dumped there.” The mountain of garbage at the dumping ground has been a big issue during MC as well as Lok Sabha polls. continued on page 2 Chandigarh, September 18 Around 28 lakh violations have been captured in the past 17 months with the help of the Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) in the city. Of the total traffic violations, challans were issued in about 10 lakh cases, as ambulances and minor violations were exempt from challans. Besides, a revenue of about Rs 12 crore is expected to be collected by the Traffic Police. Officials concerned shared these facts with Mayor Anup Gupta during a Around 28 lakh violations have been captured on CCTV cameras.. FILE review meeting of the Chandigarh Smart City Advisory Forum today. The Mayor reviewed the present status and progress of all projects being carried out by Chandigarh Smart City Limited. The Chief General Manager, Smart City, NP Sharma, briefed the Mayor, who IAF Heritage Centre expansion plans hit maintenance hurdle Dushyant Singh Pundir Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 18 In a recent development, the expansion of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Heritage Centre under Phase II, officially named as “Indian Air Force Aerospace and Technical Centre”, has hit a maintenance hurdle. Two months after the IAF authorities submitted their proposal for the expansion of the centre at the Government Press Building, UT CITES LACK OF EXPERTISE ■ Phase 1 of IAF Heritage Centre is being handled by the UT Tourism Department ■ In July, the IAF submitted an expansion plan to the UT Administration ■ Administration now cites lack of expertise in artefact maintenance and suggests the IAF should take this responsibility Sector 18, its maintenance responsibilities have come into question. At present, Phase 1 of the centre is being handled by the UT Tourism Department. However, in July year, the IAF had submitted an expansion plan to the UT Administration. continued on page 2 presided over the meeting, on all projects that had been implemented or were under implementation stage in the city. Anindita Mitra, Chief Executive Officer, Smart City, was also present. The Mayor congratulated the Smart City team for winning the Best UT Award, first position in Governance and Mobility Projects, third place in the SCADA sanitation category of India Smart Cities Award Contest 2022, top spot in Learnathon conducted by the National Institute of Urban Affairs and the award continued on page 2 Two POs land in police net Chandigarh, September 18 Two proclaimed offenders (POs) have been arrested by the PO and Summon Staff of the UT police. The police said a PO, Sukhwinder Singh, alias Lucky, a resident of Zirakpur, who had been on the run for the past one year, had been arrested. 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