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Date :4/20/2017
Press Release on 20.04.2017
Inspection of Barsati Nallahs by Sh. Kavinder Gupta

Today on 20.04.2017, Sh. Kavinder Gupta, Hon’ble Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly inspected the ongoing work of de-silting of barsati nallahs falling within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation alongwith the field staff of JMC. During the inspection the Hon’ble Speaker visited the Nanak Nagar nallah at Sector-4 passing through Kunj Vihar and Valmiki Colony and thanked the Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Dr. Manmohan Singh (KAS) for taking up de-silting work well in time. The drive was started by deploying men and machinery in Nanak Nagar Nallah for de-silting of the same. This special drive will continue so that main/minor nallahs/deep drains could be de-silted well in time before the onset of summer season to avoid health hazards and inconvenience to the general public. On the occasion Hon’ble Speaker appealed the general public to cooperate the Jammu Municipal Corporation keep the Jammu neat and clean. During de-silting of Nanak Nagar Nallah, Hon’ble Speaker appreciated the efforts taken by Jammu Municipal Corporation for initiating the de-silting drive for cleaning various nallahs/deep drains and added that JMC always take initiative to clean the big nallahs/deep drains before the start of summer/rainy season so that any loss to life and property be avoided and also appealed the general public not to throw garbage, plastic goods and other household material in nallahs as it is a main cause of choking of nallahs and assured the general public that JMC will put every possible efforts for mitigating the sufferings of residents of different areas falling within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation. Among others Talat Mehmood Khan, Chief Transport Officer along with Transport Officers and other field staff were accompanied during the de-silting drive.