Chandigarh.25th January,2021: Chandigarh Administration has decided to reopen Apni Mandi from January 26 keeping in view the opening of Apni Mandis by Punjab.The decision was taken in the War Room meeting presided by Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh VP Badnore here today at UT secretariat .
Earlier due to Covid restrictions regular War Room meetings were being held in Punjab Raj Bhawan. After a long time the Administrator decided to hold the meeting in UT Secretariat, after improvement in Covid cases. Adviser, Sh. Manoj Parida, Principal Secretary Home, Sh. Arun Kumar Gupta, Director General of Police, Sh. Sanjay Beniwal, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Sh. KK Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Mandip Brar and Chief Engineer, Sh. CB Ojha attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the newly appointed Chief Engineer, Shri CB Ojha made a detailed powerpoint presentation on the ongoing and proposed engineering projects in various parts of the city. The Administrator directed that a detailed presentation should be made in the Administrator’s Advisory Council, so that the views of Council’s members could be taken.
Keeping in view the fact that Punjab Government has decided to open their Apni Mandis, the Administrator also decided to open Apni Mandis in Chandigarh.