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Date :8/21/2017
Press Release on 21st Aug. 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 causing traffic congestion and obstructing free movement of pedestrians on footpaths. The drive was conducted under the supervision of Joint Commissioner (A) JMC, Mr. Rajesh Sharma (KAS). During the drive Chief Enforcement Officer, Mr. Rajesh Gupta, chief Transport Officer, Mr. Talat Mahmood Khan, Revenue Officers of JMC & other Enforcement staff of JMC also accompanied the drive. The drive was conducted in the areas viz Akhnoor Road, Talab Tillo and Janipur. During the drive the team of Jammu Municipal Corporation lifted illegal rehries and cleared the footpaths and pavements. The team seized about 37 illegal rehries plying without licence from these areas causing traffic congestion and free flow of pedestrians. 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.