DW BUREAU / MOHALI
Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has already started a drive for removal of encroachments and violations on the road berms. This is being enforced as per the guidelines enunciated in the landscaping policy of PUDA.
To sensitize the general public regarding these policy guidelines, a public notice was issued by GMADA on 17-09-2019. Through this public notice which appeared in the newspapers, some policy guidelines were disseminated for general information of the residents. The residents are being further informed about the removal of these encroachments through
pasting the public notices. In the original public notice a time period of 30 days has been given for voluntary removal of encroachments & violations on the road berms & at road junctions.
Giving details, Estate Officer, GMADA Rohit Gupta informed that there have been numerous incidences of encroachments and violations on the road berms by open disregard of landscaping guidelines. These violations not only result in the damage of common facilities but are also detrimental to the normal vehicular and pedestrian movements. He further informed that these violations lead to acute problems in vision splay areas at road junctions and may result in loss of life and limb. The Estate Officer has appealed to the residents to abide by the rules & regulations and voluntarily remove such violations in the coming weeks coinciding with the time period specified in the public notice.