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Date :5/25/2017
Press Release on 25th May 2017
JMC organized IEC campaign and distributed dustbins

Under the guidelines of Swachh Bharat Mission and on the instructions of Sh. M. Raju (IAS) Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh. R.S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, Sh. Suresh Kumar, AEE Mech. organized Information Education and Communication (IEC) and distributed dustbins to the households at Gangya Ward No. 56. The dustbins were distributed in two colours i.e. Blue & Green. On this occasion Sh. Baldev Singh Baloria, SH. Harbans Chowdhary, Ranjit Singh, Om Nath, Rakesh Sangral, L. M. Bhat, Vinay Gupta residents of the area were present. The Joint Commissioner (A) JMC appealed the gathering that the dustbins in two different colours are being distributed, green bin for biodegradable (wet waste) and blue bin for non-biodegradable (dry waste). This initiative has been taken so that the source segregation shall be started as early as possible in Jammu city. Joint Commissioner (A) assured 100% distribution of dustbins for segregation in the ward. The Health Officer also appealed to all the gathering that the segregation is compulsory under guidelines of SBM so it is responsibility of every citizen to segregate waste at source and requested the people to start composting in the respective ward with the help of JMC. This will also reduce quantity of garbage being lifted and dumped by the Corporation at dumping sites. Sh. Baldev Singh Baloria appreciated this step taken by Jammu Municipal Corporation to make the Jammu clean and green. He also appealed the residents to segregate the garbage in two different bins provided by the Jammu Municipal Corporation and 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.