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Date :5/30/2017
Press Release on 30th May 2017
Anti encroachment drive by Jammu municipal corporation

On the instructions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Mr. M. Raju (IAS), the Jammu Municipal Corporation continues its intensive drive against illegal rehries/pharies/hoardings and encroachers causing traffic congestion and obstructing free movement of pedestrians on footpaths. The drive was conducted under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner (Rev.) JMC Mrs. Vinakshi Koul (KAS). During the drive Chief Enforcement Officer, Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Revenue Officers, Sh. Parmod Kumar, Sh. Ashwani Sudan, Sh. Parveen Gupta and Sh. Sunil Gupta of JMC & other Enforcement staff of JMC also accompanied the drive. The drive was conducted in the areas viz Indira Chowk, B.C. Road, Canal Head, Guest House, Talab Tillo, Bohri, Paloura and Akhnoor Road. During the drive the team of Jammu Municipal Corporation removed encroachments and cleared the footpaths and pavements. The team seized about 5 illegal rehries plying without licence from these areas and seized 3 trucks of material including AC’s, Fans, Coolers and other electronic goods displayed by the shopkeepers in front of their shops and footpaths causing traffic congestion and free flow of pedestrians. The team also removed illegal hoardings from these areas. The Jammu Municipal Corporation again appeals to the shopkeepers to keep their goods within their establishments to avoid penal action against them and vendors to ply their rehries only in the rehri zones established by Jammu Municipal Corporation and only after obtaining proper rehri licence from JMC.