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Date :1/29/2018
Press Release on 29th January 2018
Meeting of Building Permission Authority was convened under the Chairmanship of Mr. Ramesh Kumar (IAS), Commissioner, JMC.

In order to create safe and sustainable environment in the city and for building a resilient city, a meeting of Building Permission Authority was convened today on 29/01/2018 under the Chairmanship of Mr. Ramesh Kumar (IAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation (Chairman, BPA). After deliberating on building permission cases by the members of the committee, approval was accorded for about seventy (70) building permission cases falling within the jurisdiction of Jammu Municipal Corporation. About Rs. 8.00 lacs shall be generated as revenue for JMC on account of approval of such building permissions. It was also decided in the meeting for issuing an advisory to public in general and citizens of Jammu city in particular to raise their buildings only after obtaining proper building permission from Jammu Municipal Corporation to help in making Jammu safe, secure, planned and resilient city. Further, it was also decided that periodic Building Permission Authority meetings shall be convened to clear the pending building permission cases in time bound manner. Besides, Commissioner, JMC, the other members viz Mr. Rajesh Sharma (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A) JMC, Mr. Kushal Chand Joint Commissioner (W) JMC, S. Jasmeet Singh AC (Nazool), Mr. R.K Tutoo Div. Town Planner, JMC, MR. Taj Choudhary Executive Engineer Sewerage & Drainage Division Jammu and representatives of Chief Town Planner Town Planning Organization (CTP TPO), Executive Engineer PHE & PDD Divisions were also present in the meeting.