Revamp of footpaths in full swing at PU
This move is significant
Chandigarh: The revamp work of the footpaths is in full swing at Panjab University these days. The work has started with the replacement of old and broken tiles of the footpath by the ‘Paver-Blocks’. In the first phase, the work of fixing the paver-blocks has started on the pedestrian infrastructure from Gate 1 to Administrative Block.
Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor (VC), Panjab University(PU) in its meeting with the officials of the construction wing has instructed them to improve the pedestrian infrastructure on the campus by expediting the work of fixing the paver-blocks and also to ensure the quality of the material used in the work. PU VC stated that the move is in furtherance of the ‘Global Plan for the Action for Road Safety’ and aims to meet the special requirements for students, women, children, senior citizens, differently-abled persons, and other pedestrians relating to road safety and traffic management. This move is significant in the light of the requirement for providing safe passage for pedestrians.