Chandigarh administration imposes new curbs on Sector 26 Mandi
Chandigarh, January 11, 2022:
Chandigarh administration has directed to restrict the movement/operations in Chandigarh to contain the spread of COVID-19.
UT Adviser Dharampal directed that “In Subji Mandi, Sector-26, Chandigarh only rehri walas / vendors to be allowed with the conditions that all are fully vaccinated and no entry for retail customer/ general public will be allowed w.e.f 10-01-2022”.
The Deputy Commissioner, UT, Chandigarh along with SDM (C) cum Administrator, Market Committee visited mandi on Tuesday and the entry/exit gates were inspected by them. The Deputy Commissioner directed that the entry of the retail customer/general public should be strictly prohibited in the mandi. The other activities of wholesale sale/purchase activities should continue. The entry/exit gates will be regulated by the Police staff and the Market Committee Staff. It was further directed by the Deputy Commissioner that the squatters / phairwalas should be removed from the mandi to discourage the retail sales.
The Deputy Commissioner also directed to chalk out the proposal for segregation of the garbage of mandi for its appropriate disposal. The CREST officials of Chandigarh have been directed to prepare the plan/ proposal in consultation with the Market Committee for garbage disposal as per Swachhata Guidelines. The site near the petrol pump in Sector-26 for installation of decomposition pits was also seen. Further action for installation of decomposition pits will be taken in the next few days, says the order.