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Date :4/3/2017
Press Release on 3rd April 2017
Distribution of Dustbins by Jammu Municipal Corporation

On the instructions of Dr. Manmohan Singh, (KAS) Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation and Sh. R.S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC today Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, in the presence of other sanitation staff of Health Wing distributed dustbins at Ashoka Market and Raghunath Pura area. On this occasion Market association representatives Sh. Jugal Mahajan was also present alongwith their other association members. The Health Officer JMC also appealed the association members to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation and the shopkeepers. They were asked to collect the garbage of their shops in these dustbins and the Safaikaramcharies of the areas will collect the garbage or disposed in the nearby containers / dustbins instead of throwing out of their shops. If anybody found shall be strictly dealt under the provisions of Municipal Corp. Act 2000. Speaking on this occasion Health Officer JMC apprised the markets association that these dustbins are being distributed under Swachh Bharat Mission in order to improve the sanitation of these markets. The sanitation of those areas where the dustbins were earlier provided has been improved too many folds. So the Jammu Municipal Corp. has decided to provide more dustbins in other markets and residential areas also under Swachh Bharat Mission The shopkeepers representatives Sh. Jugal Mahajan appreciated the steps taken by Jammu Municipal Corp. to make the Jammu clean and green. He also appealed to the shopkeeper to collect the garbage in these dustbin for further disposal so that the roads and lanes remained clean. He also assured their full cooperation to the Jammu Municipal Corporation for the success of swachh bharat mission a big initiative taken by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.