To make the City Beautiful more protective it is important to introduce more street lights in the areas which required it the most and these areas are like green belts and park areas. The snatching and theft cases are increasing in the Chandigarh and it is important to introduce things that can make it more protective for the residents here.
According to a report from a private company that the municipal corporation (MC) had hired under the smart city project city needs around 6,000 more street lights, a system for monitoring the thefts and other crime. The firm has submitted its detailed report to the engineering department of the civic body and they have also told about the problems that are of the existing street lights of the city. It says that around 4,000 street lights are required in green belts and parks alone.
Problems Related To Street Light In Chandigarh:
In the City Beautiful many lights are not working and to illuminate the city work will soon start. To remove all the black spots from the city around 6,000 street lights will be included. There are non-functional lights and overgrown trees have compounded the problem of poor lighting. There are over 48,000 street lights across the city. Some of them are with the MC and the rest of the engineering department of the administration. Some problems related to street lights are:
- Bulbs are not working in around 11,000 street lights
- Over 3,000 poles are covered by trees and around 2,000 are without bulbs
- The junction box of around 10,000 poles is missing
To illuminate the city properly the company will now start work on the project in collaboration with the municipal corporation. The electrical wing is also needed for some work and for this they will start a tender soon.