Tag: Chandigarh

Chandigarh to safeguard its 2000 Heritage Manhole Covers

Chandigarh, the city of Modern India is full to the brim with modernity. The built environment of the city is modern to the last detail, extending to its manhole covers. Along with assisting in designing the city and its important buildings, Architect Le Corbusier associate, Pierre Jeanneret had also designed nearly 2,000 cast iron manhole […]

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GAIL supports Swachh Bharat Campaign

Contributing to the Swachh Bharat Campaign, Gas Authority of India (GAIL), on 20 November 2019 handed over seven tippers (dumpers) and 142 tri-cycle carts to the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (CMC). GAIL also provided support of Rs. 1.13 crore for the seven tippers (dumpers) while the financial support for the 142 tri-cycles was Rs 35 lakhs.  […]

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Chandigarh installs automatic speed gun camera

Chandigarh has become the first city in North India to install Digital Automatic Speed Gun Cameras to make the roads safer for the residents by tightening the grip on rash drivers and to check over the speeding. The pilot project has been installed only at few places but is on plans to be installed on […]

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AFD signs MoU with Chandigarh for smart city project

French Development Agency (AFD) has signed MoUs with Chandigarh Administration on Chandigarh Smart City Project and Technical Cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility. The MoUs were signed by K K Jindal, Secretary, Transport, Chandigarh Administration and Minister Counsellor, Embassy of France in India, Jean Marc FENET and Director French Development Agency, Nicolas Fornage. […]

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New urban missions progress reviewed in Punjab, Haryana,Chandigarh

Implementation of new Urban Missions viz., Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Smart City Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission in the States of Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh was reviewed in Chandigarh recently. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary (Urban Development), Government of India along with concerned Mission Directors from the Ministry of […]

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A Haryana govt building installs earthquake warning system

An earthquake warning system has been installed at the mini Secretariat building of Haryana government in Chandigarh. Bijender Goel, Managing Director of Terra Techcom, the company that installed the Early Earthquake Warning and Security System free of cost, said that the system can save lives and reduce losses in the event of an earthquake. Goel […]

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Chandigarh is set to have a new industrial policy soon

Lok Sabha MP from UT Chandigarh, Kirron Kher said that a new industrial policy will soon be rolled out, which will be inviting green and non-polluting industries like IT sector to set up shops in ‘City Beautiful’. “The policy’s emphasis will be on green and non-polluting industries such as IT and IT-enabled companies, BPO, KPO […]

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Event on driving assessment held in Chandigarh

A? An event on road safety and driving skills for 500 drivers in different categories was arranged by transport department of the Chandigarh administration. Those drivers who attended took a psychometric assessment, that will assess reaction time, vigilance, perception and other important aspects of driving. IDAC – The Training and Assessment Institute, Delhi A?was the […]

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J.R. Bhagat

The ancient city is a stunning discovery. Our excavation, which began last year, has reached 35 feet deep now. The excavation has so far yielded remains of various settlements that had come up at the site from sixth century AD to second century BC. A huge burnt patch of around eight feet high was unearthed […]

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Remnants of burnt ancient city uncovered near Chandigarh

At an ancient site in Tarighat, around 30 kms from Chandigarh, remnants of an ancient city dating back to 2 nd century BC have been found. Experts have compared the site to Pompeii. Remnants of the charred city have been uncovered at 20 feet below Tarighat and the site has come under national focus with […]

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