Chandigarh is a Union Territory in India which serves as the capital for the states of Punjab and Haryana.
Administration of Chandigarh: The administrative control of Chandigarh lies under the Ministry of Home Affairs. A Deputy Commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Services is responsible for general administration in Chandigarh. A senior Superintendent of Police, an officer from the Indian Police Service is responsible for the maintaining law and order in the area. The Deputy Conservator of Forests, an official from the Indian Forest Service is responsible for the management of forest and wildlife. A Member Secretary from Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee is responsible for pollution control in Chandigarh.
Tourism in Chandigarh: Chandigarh is one of India's most well planned cities and has a lot of interesting tourist attractions. A few popular tourist attractions in Chandigarh are The Rock Garden, built by Nek Chand, this is a garden which contains art which has been fashioned out of urban waste and is an absolute treat. Other interesting places in Chandigarh are the Open Hand Monument, the Capitol Complex, The Rose Garden and Sukhna Lake among others.
Last Updated on 01/24/2013