Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the Android based Mobile Application of Municipal Corporation (MC) Shimla, for grievance redressal.
The Mobile App can be downloaded from Google Play Store, MC Shimla or State Government’s official websites.
The Mobile app of Municipal Corporation is bi-lingual to facilitate the people to file their grievances with photos, track status of their grievances, notifications, alerts along with important contact numbers of the Corporation.
The mobile app will also have information regarding tourist places in Shimla, Hotels in M.C. area, parking rates, HRTC taxi time table, Labour rates, etc.
The Chief Minister also launched ‘car-bin’ scheme under ‘Swatch Bharat Mission’. Under the Scheme, jute bags (car-bin) at nominal cost of Rs. 30 each only on voluntarily basis along-with an information brochure containing details of parking facilities in Shimla and ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ regarding garbage disposal in the city.
The District Administration Solan in association with Excise and Taxation Department would be distributing these car-bins at Parwanoo barrier.
Besides, the Municipal Corporation would also disseminate the information through ‘jingles’ on mobile vehicles regarding cleanliness.
The Chief Minister lauded the efforts of the Municipal Corporation and said that every citizen should be responsible and not litter anywhere on roads and other public places and should make maximum use of these jute bags and dustbins. He also lauded the android mobile application for having all details of Shimla which will facilitate the visitors and the locals as well.