Ambala, December 25
Taking motion in opposition to cell corporations for putting in towers below the Ambala Municipal Company limits with out permission, the civic physique has directed the previous to get their towers regularised or face motion.
As per a survey, there are 130 towers below the MC limits, of which 12 weren’t even registered with the MC.
Defaulters to face motion
The MC will seal the remaining 12 towers by Wednesday if the corporations fail to adjust to the orders. Demand notices are being despatched to the corporations, asking them to clear their dues, else they can even face motion. Dhirendra Khadgata, ambala mc commissioner
As per the MC, cell towers are one of many sources of revenue for the company however some corporations have been putting in the towers with out the civic physique’s permission. Cellular towers might be put in throughout the limits of MC solely after the approval of the Commissioner Municipal Company.
Taking motion, three towers of a agency have been sealed by the company, three days in the past, and following the motion, the telecom firm not solely submitted its paperwork, but additionally deposited the payment on Friday. All telecom corporations have additionally been directed for the renewal of all websites, and in case of non-compliance, the company will take coercive motion in opposition to them.
Junior Engineer of Ambala MC Sahajpreet Singh stated, “A drive has been launched to get all of the cell towers regularised. Throughout a survey, 130 cell towers have been discovered below the MC limits, of which 15 weren’t registered. Some corporations have been not cooperating. Taking motion, three towers have been sealed after which the businesses got here ahead to get the towers registered, and these have been de-sealed. There are nonetheless 12 unregistered towers within the MC limits. The businesses have been requested to get their towers regularised or they are going to be sealed quickly. In addition to getting the towers regularised, and recovering annual fees, the company can even supply authorities websites on lease for towers to be put in in future in order that extra income might be generated.”
Ambala MC Commissioner Dhirendra Khadgata stated, “Cellular towers are additionally a income for the company. The MC for the final six months had been asking the businesses to get their towers regularised and get their dues cleared however the corporations weren’t cooperating. Now we have now began taking motion.” — TPR