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Date :5/9/2017
Press Release on 9th May 2017
Meeting regarding Smart City

An introductory meeting has held under the chairmanship of Vikram Randhawa, Hon’ble Member, J&K Legislative Council in the Conference Hall of Jammu Municipal Corporation wherein all the Officers of the JMC participated in the meeting. During the course of meeting every officer of JMC apprised about the working of their respective sections. Sh. Vikram Randhawa, Hon’ble MLC stated that the aim of this meeting is to take guidance from Jammu Municipal Corporation as he has intends to see the Jammu City at par with other Smart Cities of the nation for which there is need of coordination from every level. He further added that being MLC he will take up the matters relating to providing of funds for development, improving sanitation conditions etc. with State Govt. so that our city can be an example for other states of the Country. He further stressed about providing of better sanitation facilities to the citizens of Jammu City and also added that there is need of more attention of authorities in respect of improving sanitation scenario in Jammu City. He further added that he shall extend his every possible help to JMC for improving sanitation and other related issues. He stated that there is need to create awareness among general masses about the importance of Swachh Bharat Mission so that every citizen could know that without their help the mission of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan cannot be achieved. He further added that there is need of team work spirit so that the results can be achieved and added that he will try his best to enlist the support of all the elected representatives of Jammu to help JMC to achieve the goal of Clean Jammu Green Jammu. Sh. R.S. Jamwal (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A) apprised about different projects/schemes under AMRUT which are being executed by JMC and added that after completion of the said projects, sanitation scenario as well as development aspect will be improved upto large extent. He further added that Corporation is working hard to complete the ongoing projects so that desired results can be achieved. He stated that until and unless cooperation/help is not extended by the citizens as well as by the elected representative the goal of development and better sanitation facilities is hard to achieve. He further gave details of the some projects:- (i) Pedestrian Pathway at Peerkho. (ii) Installation of intelligent traffic signal lights at new identified locations. (iii) Ramp based parking at Panjtirthi, Jammu. (iv) Development of Green Spaces etc. Sh. Vikram Randhawa, Hon’ble MLC thanked the Officers of JMC for providing deep working of JMC and assured that he will provide full support to JMC in its every campaign. Among others Sh. Neeraj Gupta (KAS), Chief Accounts Officer, Sh. Ranjit Singh (KAS), Secretary, Sh. Kushal Chand, Joint Commissioner (Works), Sh. Harinder Arora, Sr. Town Planner, S. Surjit Singh, Executive Engineer (Electric), Sh. Satish Wali, Executive Engineer (Trikuta Division), Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, Dr. Jaswant Singh, Municipal Veterinary Officer, Sh. Kamni Kesar and Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Chief Enforcement Officers, Sh. Subash Chander and S. Prithi Pal Singh, Sanitation Officers, Sh. Prem Raj and Sanjeev Sharma, Transport Officers, Sh. Ankush Kapoor, Informatics Officer were also participated in the meeting.