Indore: In order to lessen traffic problems from Siyagang to Hathipala, the district administration has asked the traders of Loha Mandi to shift their business to the new location at Scheme No. 78 by February 10.The administration also threatened them that it would cancel their lease of plots at New Loha Mandi and also ban movement of goods in old Loha Mandi.
The area from Hathipala to Juni Indore is witness to regular traffic problem due to movement of large number of vehicles, mostly of the Iron traders and the bull carts used by them to ferry steel products.In order to lessen this problem, the administration called upon a meeting of Steel Traders Association on Friday at the Collectorate.
Taking a tough stand against the recalcitrant attitude of the traders, Collector Aakash Tripathi gave them an ultimatum to shift their business to New Loha Mandi, taking shape in Scheme No. 78. The administration gave plots to the traders on lease and basic infrastructure of the area is also improved.
Tripathi asked 40 traders whose warehouses at the new locations have been constructed or would be completed in a month’s time to shift their business to new location by February 10. He also threatened them that those who would not shift their business, then their lease would be terminated.
During the meeting it was also informed that in the first phase, the plots were being allotted to 325 traders in 2006.Out of which the Indore Municipal Corporation had sanctioned the lay- out- plan of 250 warehouses. Those who will come forward their lay- outplans will also be sanctioned as soon as they are presented.
ADM Alok Singh, Addition Commissioner of IMC Manoj Pushpa, RTO Sanjay Sony, officers of the IDA and office bearers of the Iron traders associations were present m Gives ultimatum to shift business to New Loha Mandi by February 10 m Admn threatens to cancel lease of plots given to traders in Scheme No 78.