Mayor Alok Sharma along with Bhopal Municipal Commissioner Chhavi Bhardwaj inspected the areas near Railway platform number six on Monday. He directed the officials to remove encroachments, tarring of roads, to establish a control room for the overseeing of maintenance and cleaning at the platform and nearby areas, to arrange drinking water for the pilgrims of Simhastha and erect tent for them as well, to convert the area as no parking zone and beautification of the area.
Sharma laid foundation stone for the construction of 20 toilets and also inspected the toilet complex that is already under use. He also advised the shopkeepers in the locality to stay within their shop limits and not to encroach and cause inconvenience.
During the visit the additional Commissioner MP Singh, Member of Mayor in Council (MiC) Krishnamohan Soni, Mahesh Makwana, Keval Mishra, Dinesh Yadav, Station manager of the railway station Pradeep Singh and Hemant Shrivastava along with officials of BMC and Railway were present.
Sharma directed the officials to provide better facilities to the pilgrims of Simhastha. He also examined the plan for development and beautification of the platform number six. To make sure that the pilgrims going to Ujjain do not face any inconvenience a temporary bus stand is also being constructed at Bhouri.
He also spoke with the shopkeepers and suggested them not to encroach and stay in their limits along with getting uniform sign boards. His advice was to cooperate in making the journey of pilgrims in every way convenient.
He also laid foundation stone for the construction of 20 new toilets and also inspected already in use Sulabh public toilets and after inspection he directed them to make the arrangements better.