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Date :4/5/2018
Press Release on 5th April 2018
JMC conducts Thermal Fogging Drive in Jammu City on the directions of Commissioner JMC

On the directions of Mr. Ramesh Kumar (IAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation an intensive area wise/ward wise thermal fogging drive within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation has been started and the areas viz. Canal Road, Talab Tillo, Gandhi Nagar, Sainik Colony and Sidhra falling in Ward No. 12, 14, 20, 21,53, 54, 68, 69 and 71 were covered under the supervision of Rishpal Singh (KAS), Joint Commissioner (Adm), Jammu Municipal Corporation accompanied by Dr. Saleem Khan, Health Officer and Mr. Tariq Raina, Chief Transport Officer, JMC in collaboration with Malaria wing of Health Department. The Corporation has devised a calendar for the fogging to cover the whole city. The main aim of thermal fogging drive is to make City diseases free, as mosquitoes are cause of so many diseases which are dangerous for human lives and also to minimize the risk of health hazards. The Jammu Municipal Corporation is paying special attention towards eradicating mosquitoes menace by way of launching such drives. The general public is also requested to extend their helping hands to make the thermal fogging is grand success so that chance of spreading diseases due to mosquitoes can be minimized upto large extent. The public is also requested to make their surroundings neat and clean by way of putting their waste into dustbins and do not get the water stagnated which is a main cause of spreading diseases.