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Date :4/23/2018
Press Release on 23rd April 2018
JMC organizes wall painting competition

As a part of various initiatives launched by Jammu Municipal Corporation to enhance the beautification in various parts of Jammu City, a wall painting competition was today inaugurated by Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Sh. Ramesh Kumar (IAS). The competition is being organized, in collaboration with J&K Bank and is scheduled from 23.04.2018 to 25.04.2018. The theme of the wall painting competition is Swachh Bharat Mission, Smart City Jammu, Nature & Environment, Social Message, Art, Culture & heritage of Jammu etc. A large number of students of various schools, colleges and universities Viz. GCW Parade, GCW Gandhi Nagar, K.C. International School, Army School, K.C. Public School, Jammu Sanskriti School, Jodhamal School, IIT Jammu as well as artists are participating in the competition. The artists and students showed their enthusiasm to paint their imaginations in order to highlight the rich cultural heritage of Jammu and Kashmir and infuse into the minds of local public, the feeling of keeping the city clean and beautiful through their paintings. As many as 90 participants are working on around 40 walls adjoining Hotel Asia at Vikram Chowk, Jammu. All the participants have been provided painting material alongwith other facilities for the successful completion of their paintings. The top three paintings shall be given cash rewards of Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000 & Rs 7000 respectively alongwith citation & mementos as per decision of panel of judges, appointed in this regard. During the inauguration, Sh. Rishpal Singh (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Mrs. Sunaina Sharma (KAS) Secretary, JMC, Dr. Saleem Khan Health Officer, JMC and other officers of JMC also remained present. It was informed by Commissioner JMC that in order to ensure aesthetics in other parts of city such more endeavours shall also be taken up in future.