- Chaudhary has vast experience in tackling urban issues in metropolitan areas
- Traffic management and maintaining the cleanliness of the city are the two key issues
2023.10. 02 (Vrindavan Today News): Mathura gets new Municipal Commissioner in Shashank Chaudhary (IAS), he took charge on Monday. Municipal Corporation officials and employees welcomed the new Municipal Commissioner. After visiting the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, Shri Chaudhary, assumed office at the Municipal Corporation headquarters. Shri Shashank Chaudhary replaced Shri Anunaya Jha, who has been promoted as the District Magistrate of Maharaj Ganj. It looks like that Mathura – Vrindavan will benefit from the vast experience of Shri Chaudhary, who served as the Chief Development Officer in Meerut. He had also served in the position of the joint Magistrate in Kanpur and Amroha before joining as the Chief Development Officer in Meerut. Having served in two metropolitan areas, his expertise in dealing the core urban issues is expected to transform Mathura – Vrindavan into a clean and aesthetically pleasing city in line with its religious and historical significance.
Talking to the media, Shri Chaudhary emphasized the need for expanding the single lane roads to tackle the traffic congestion in the city. He intends to engage with the public and local businesses to discuss potential solutions for this problem.
Additionally, addressing the issue of water-logging is a top priority for Chaudhary. He acknowledges the significant influx of visitors in Mathura – Vrindavan on weekends, leading to a shortage of sanitation workers. He said that the specific areas and routes with high footfall will be identified where additional sanitation workers will be deployed to improve cleanliness in those areas. He assured that the specific areas and routes with high footfall will be identified, and additional sanitation workers will be deployed to improve cleanliness in these areas.
When asked about his plans, Shashank Chaudhary stated that each city has unique demands, and he brings experience from cities near Delhi, which are busier and larger. The issue of encroachments is prevalent everywhere, and he intends to work systematically to beautify the city and ensure convenience for the public. Collaborating with local businesses and the community will be essential in implementing these plans.
Shri Chaudhary’s appointment as the Municipal Commissioner of Mathura-Vrindavan is expected to usher in a new era of development and cleanliness in the region. With his experience and proactive approach, the city aims to address traffic issues, water-logging, and overall urban development while preserving its historical and cultural significance. Collaboration with the public and local businesses will be a cornerstone of these initiatives.