NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Post Office at sector 40 has been successfully inaugurated by Shri VIJAY KUMAR DEV (Advisor to the Administrator) in presence of Smt. GURBAX RAWAT (Deputy Mayor and Area Councillor ), Smt. MANISHA BANSAL (Director Postal Services (HQ), Punjab Circle) and Smt. RADHIKA DHEER (Senior Superintendent Post Office).
It was a long pending demand of the residents of sector 40 as the Post Office from sector 40 has been winded-up in 2006. Smt. Gurbax Rawat being as Area Councillor along with RWAs of sector 40 has taken up this matter with Chandigarh Adminstration & Postal Department and she proposed a site of a defunct Kerosene Oil Depot which was lying vacant and almost become a dumping place in ward.
On a visit of Shri Vijay Dev to sector 40 on 26th Feb 2015, Smt. Gurbax Rawat has shown him the site and apprised him about that the matter which was still pending with Chandigarh Administration. Shri Vijay Dev has promised to resolve the matter on early possible. Smt. Rawat followed up the matter and finally in April 2015 the Finance Secretary has allotted this site to Post Office and upon renovation and formalities of possession with Estate Office, A Post Office has been successfully reopened today at sector 40, Chandigarh.
Smt. Gurbax Rawat congratulated all residents and said that with everyone’s efforts all together, we finally brought our Post Office back. She thanked Shri Vijay Dev and all officers of Chandigarh Administration, Postal Department, Estate Office and Municipal Corporation for their kind support. She also said that she believes in working for welfare of people beyond party line and told that blessings and support of her ward’s residents is a moral booster for her always. And she wish to dedicate her life for the welfare of people.
Smt. Manisha Bansal has appealed residents for their involvement in this Post Office and also assured everyone that sooner there will be more and more facilities in this Post Office and she is looking forward to upgrade it soon depending on the involvement of residents.
Shri Vijay Kumar Dev said that “Teen Deviyon ne yeh mil kar kiya“, Smt. Gurbax Rawat, Smt. Manisha Bansal and Smt. Radhika Dheer. He praised Smt. Gurbax Rawat for her understanding with all the residents and the strong efforts she had made to meet this demand for her ward.
Shri Vijay Dev has also appealed Postal Department to give more services at this Post Office and also assured that Chandigarh Administration will provide all help in upgrading it.