standing committee chairman rajesh gehlot said the hike was to encourage more people to use public transport

Reneging on the promise made in its election manifesto — that it would not it would not impose additional burden on the city residents by hiking taxes — the BJP has cleared the budget of the South municipal corporation, which has proposed a steep hike in parking rates in South Delhi. Earlier, the parking fee was Rs 10 for 10 hours for cars, which has now been hiked to Rs 20 for the first three hours and Rs 10 for each subsequent hour for A and B category of four-wheel vehicles. For two-wheelers, the rate will be Rs 10 for the first three hours and

Parking rates in areas under the jurisdiction of South Delhi Municipal Corporation will double with the civic body today clearing a budget proposal for this.

The civic body adopted the proposal for increase in parking rates suggested by SDMC Commissioner Manish Gupta with some modifications. According to the decision, Rs 20 will be charged for the first three hours and Rs 10 for every subsequent hour for four-wheelers and Rs 10 for first three hours and Rs 5 for every subsequent hour for two-wheelers.

MARGAO: Violations of parking norms with impunity figured prominently at the meeting of the South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) on Tuesday, with members unanimously underlining the need for strict enforcement of parking rules.

The meeting rejected a couple of building project files for want of adequate parking. The builders will be asked to come out with a revised plan taking into account parking requirements. The meeting saw members calling for stringent implementation of parking rules in the commercial capital to create adequate space for parking. This follows the irregularities detected by a PDA team which inspected some of the building projects in the pipeline in Fatorda.

New Delhi: Come Monday, parking a vehicle on an arterial road will invite a fine of Rs 600 with additional towing charges.

New Delhi: Soon, Delhiites will have to pay more for parking in public places.

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This year, the South municipal agency will give its residents freedom from harassment meted out by parking attendants.

LUCKNOW: If plans of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) work out, visitors to some city areas will be able to park their vehicles free in the multi-level parking lots for a certain time.

To curb the rapidly increasing vehicular population in the city, the Delhi government is mulling a number of measures, including hefty hike in parking fees, introduction of congestion charges for entering in specific areas and improving the public transport system.

The government has already taken an in-principle decision to increase parking fees on the recommendation of the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) and the high court-appointed Special Task Force.

The North Municipal Corporation will build three new multilevel underground parking lots in the Walled City area, which has some of the most congested and busiest markets in the Capital.