New Delhi: With assembly elections slated for later this year, both the BJP and the Congress are reluctant to implement lieutenant governor Tejendra Khanna’s order regarding hike in parking charges

New Delhi: Vehicle owners in the city should gear up to pay a hefty parking fee.

Faced with an acute shortage of parking bays near the CGO complex on Lodhi Road, which has in its perimeter several office complexes, the Union Urban Development Ministry has proposed a multi-level parking with commercial spaces that can be let out.

The proposal, which will be put forth before the Union Cabinet for its approval, envisages letting out space to commercial establishments like restaurants and shops to raise funds for the construction.

The North Municipal Corporation is ready to implement its reformed parking policy and as part of that, the civic agency will begin using handheld devices in the 64 parking sites under its jurisdiction.

The corporation, however, maintained that it will take some time to get these handheld devices connected to the central server, that will enable it to keep track of every car entering the parking site and for how long it is parked. "Initially, the plan was to connect these devices to a central server so that we have parking records for a month, based on which we can float fresh tenders without losing money to contractors, but that will take time.

JAIPUR: Driving in to Parkota (Walled City) and parking your vehicle there will be costlier from Saturday onwards, as civic authorities will start levying premium parking fees. In all three markets of the area, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) will charge premium parking fees for both four-wheelers and two-wheelers. The civic body will implement the premium parking fees between 11 am and 9 pm in Bapu Bazaar, Johari Bazaar and Chaura Rasta.

However, in the absence of a strategy to stop people from parking their vehicles in the lanes adjoining these markets, the aim of decongesting the Walled City's market areas is likely to remain unfulfilled.

New Delhi: Buckling under party pressure, the ruling BJP in South Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided not to increase parking rates in the city.

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has taken the first step towards commencing the process of registration and licensing of cycle-rickshaws by framing draft guidelines in compliance with the directions of the Delhi High Court. On Tuesday, the matter was laid before the NDMC Standing Committee, but members postponed it till the next meeting stating it required detailed discussions.

A letter from the Municipal Commissioner on Tuesday stated that the application forms for registration of cycle rickshaw and licensing of pullers have been finalised. “There shall be a registration fee of Rs.500 (valid for five years) and parking fee of Rs.500 (one time) whereas the licensing fee to be charged for grant of puller/plier licence shall be Rs.150 (valid for three years) which has also been indicated on the top of the application forms…” states the letter.

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Jaipur: Around 35,000 cars are parked every day without paying charges which is leading to ever-increasing congestion on the city roads, reveals a survey carried out

Tuesday it was learnt that civic bodies charge only 1000 cars per day for parking which is encouraging more users. Suggestion to impose parking charges at majority of places to discourage private vehicles was given by the (UMTC), consultant appointed by the Central government, which is carrying out research studies in 12 cities of the country.

New Delhi: With elections slated this year-end and the BJP eying a comeback, East Delhi Municipal Corporation will not hike any taxes and parking rates.

“Rather than burdening the public, the corporation should crack down on contractors illegally operating parking sites. At so many sites, the contractors are giving Rs 20 slip while the official rate is Rs 10. More parking sites also need to be developed,” standing committee chairman Mehak Singh said.