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Date :11/3/2017
Press Release on 3rd Nov. 2017
Joint anti encroachment drive by Jammu Municipal Corporation & Police

On the instructions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Mr. Ramesh Kumar (IAS), a joint anti-encroachment drive was conducted by Jammu Municipal Corporation, Traffic and executive police under the supervision of Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Sh. Rajesh Sharma (KAS) and 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, Enforcement staff of JMC & Police personals from concerned police station also accompanied the drive. The drive was conducted in compliance of the Hon’ble High Court directions as well regarding removal of unauthorized rehries or the encroachments on the roads in the areas from City Chowk to Central Basic High School Purani Mandi Jammu. During the drive, the team of Jammu Municipal Corporation removed encroachments and cleared the footpaths and pavements. The team seized 2 illegal rehries plying without licence from these areas and seized 4 trucks of material displayed by the shopkeepers/phariwalas in front of their shops and footpaths causing traffic congestion and free flow of pedestrians. During the drive, the Joint Commissioner (A), Jammu Municipal Corporation appealed to the shopkeepers to keep their goods within their establishments to avoid penal action against them and directed the street vendors/rehriwala’s to ply their rehries only in the rehri zones established by Jammu Municipal Corporation.