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Date :9/26/2018
Press Release on 26th September 2018
JMC organizes Workshop on waste management under Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign.

Under Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign, Jammu Municipal Corporation organized a Workshop on Solid Waste Management in the Conference Hall of Jammu Municipal Corporation wherein the representatives of different Welfare Associations from various wards of Jammu were participated. Audio visual presentations and power point presentations were made to the audience which showed the best practices of waste management and drove home the point of the responsibility of citizens in managing and segregating the waste in their households. Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Municipal Veterinary Officer gave a practical demonstration on Solid Liquid Resource Management (SLRM) wherein it was apprised that how to manage the household waste by keeping two colour dustbins (Blue and Green) for dry and wet waste. He also demonstrated the methods by which bio degradable and non bio degradable waste could be separated and how the organic waste could be turned into compost for the home lawns. The Representatives of the welfare associations appreciated the information and awareness shared by the corporation. This was followed by a question answer session and brain storming wherein the representatives gave their suggestions and highlighted problems of cleanliness in Jammu city. Sh. Arvind Kotwal (KAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation while speaking on the occasion stated that Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has started Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign throughout the country for making the nation clean and under the said Campaign, JMC is organizing different activities to educate the common masses for maintaining proper sanitation in and around their respective surroundings as well as to keep the Jammu city clean The motive of organizing the said workshop is to create awareness for effective management of solid waste and participants will play an active role at their individual level for further motivating the residents of their respective areas so that the desired results could be achieved in respect of solid waste management in such a scientific and effective manner. He added that mandate of JMC is to keep the City neat and clean but residents of different areas can play an important role to minimize the burden of JMC by managing the solid waste at their households. Among others Sh. Pardeep Singh (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A), Ms. Sunaina Sharma (KAS), Secretary, Sh. Prabodh Sharma, Executive Engineer (C), Sh. Arun Gupta, Executive Engineer (T), Sh. Sanjay Bhagat, Executive Engineer (E), Dr. Saleem Khan Health Officer, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Municipal Veterinary Officer, Sh. Rakesh Gupta, Spl. Asstt. to Commissioner, Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Chief Enforcement Officer, Sh. Tariq Raina, AEE (Workshop), Sh. Talat Mehmood Khan, AEE (Transport), Sh. Amitabh Manhas, AEE (Mech.), Sanitation Officers, Revenue Officers and other staff of the Corporation participated in the workshop.