Tribune News Service
Patiala, June 8
The Municipal Corporation will develop a public parking at the A-tank area in the city. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Finance and Contract Committee (F and CC) today.
The committee has decided to spend Rs21 crore on various developmental works.
Officials of the MC said residents of the areas of Adalat Bazaar, old sabzi mandi, Sadar Bazaar, Top Khana Mor and AC market will benefit from the new parking lot.
The officials said: “Once the parking lot is developed, no one will be allowed to park two-wheelers in front of shops.”
They have decided to spend Rs4.82 crore on road works in the city. The MC will also spend Rs86 lakh on the installation of water supply lines and their repairs. The officials said they would also spend Rs73 lakh on the sinking of three tubewells in the city.
Work on the canal water supply project worth Rs503 crore is already going on in the city which is aimed at supplying water to residents round the clock.
Municipal Corporation Commissioner Poonamdeep Kaur said: “The tubewells will be sunk to meet the water needs of residents. The canal water supply project will take a few years and till then, it is the corporation’s responsibility to provide all residents with water. The matter has been passed at the Finance and Contract Committee meeting. Work will be allocated soon after tenders, and will be carried out in a month.”
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