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Date :10/8/2017
Press Release on 8th October 2017
Sanitation drive in Gangyal Area.

Today Jammu Municipal Corporation conducted a cleanliness and Sanitation drive in Gangyal Area. The drive was launched by Mr. Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, (IAS), Deputy Commissioner Jammu, accompanied by Mr. Rajesh Sharma, (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A), JMC. Sufficient number of men and machinery was deployed by Health & sanitation wing / Transport wing of JMC for this drive. During this drive sweeping of parking areas, Lanes and Bazar, was thoroughly clean and lime also sprinkled at the dirty pockets. Shopkeepers have been advised to use dustbins for disposal of garbage of their shops and dispose the garbage at nearby collection point / container. About two trucks of Garbage and debris was removed with the help of vehicles deployed on the spot. The Shopkeepers also assured their whole hearted cooperation to Jammu Municipal Corporation to conduct this kind of activities to make Jammu clean & green to make Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a successful mission. They also assured to JMC that all the shopkeepers will keep dustbins in their business premises and dispose the garbage at a proper place so that the said area can be maintained clean and green. The Joint Commissioner (A) JMC appealed the public in general to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation in keeping Jammu Clean & Green and also not to use polythene carry bags. He requested general public through electronic & print media to use dustbins / containers installed in their localities for throwing garbage to make Swachh Bharat Mission a successful mission. Chief Transport Officer Mr. Tarik Raina, Health Officer, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Sanitation Officer, Transport officers, Assistant Sanitation officer, sanitation staff and locals were also present during the drive. The JMC is taking these initiatives in addition to the already initiated dr4ives for cleanliness and fogging to check the Dengue.