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Date :10/4/2017
Press Release on 4th October 2017
JMC has started thermal Fogging in Jammu City to bring down Adult Mosquito Density.

In view of reports of causes of Dengue in the Jammu City, The Jammu Municipal Corporation has intensified Area wise/Ward wise thermal fogging drive in Jammu city. The thermal fogging drive was started by Rajesh Sharma, (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A) JMC accompanied by Ranjit Singh (KAS) Secretary JMC, Joint Commissioner (W) Kushal Chand, Chief Enforcement Officer Rajesh Gupta and Chief Transport Officer Talat Mahmood Khan. Today drive started from Town Hall Complex of Jammu Municipal Corporation in collaboration with Malaria wing of Health Department. Under the thermal fogging drive today Gangyal Digyana, Nanak Nagar, Trikuta Nagar and ajoining areas etc. were covered. The Corporation has devised a calendar for the fogging to cover the whole city. The drive is launched to bring down the vector density of adult mosquitoes and to reduce impending danger of spread of mosquito born diseases. The general public especially the old age and those allergic to smoke / asthmatics are requested to remain indoor during thermal fogging. Public in general is also requested to follow the preventive measures like · Staying in well-screened houses. · Wearing protective clothings. · Using mosquito repellents and nets. · Reducing mosquito habitats and breeding places.