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Date :9/27/2018
Press Release on 27th September 2018
JMC organizes Sanitation Drives at Heritage sites and Nukkad Natak under “Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign” in association with JKTDC and Raghunath Market Association.

In continuation to Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign, the Jammu Municipal Corporation undertook sanitation drives for cleaning the Heritage sites viz. Mubarak Mandi Complex and Bahu Fort, Jammu. During the drive, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh. Arvind Kotwal (KAS) alongwith others Officers/field staff of the Corporation cleaned the whole area of Mubarak Mandi Complex including Dewan-e-Aam park as well as Bahu Fort upto Kali Mata Temple. In the drive, local residents also joined hands with JMC staff in the cleaning the Heritage and Tourist sites on World Tourism Day. Further, Nukkad Natak was also organized at Raghunath Bazar Chowk in assocaitiion with JKTDC. The Nukkad Natak was presented by volunteers of “Meri Pehchan Club” (NGO) for creating awareness among the general masses for educating them about the importance of cleanliness which is next to Godliness. The aim of organizing such events is to involve every citizen and let them know about social responsibility in maintaining proper sanitation and hygiene in their respective jurisdictions and also to play an active role at their individual levels for further spreading the message of Swachhata. Earlier JMC, under the campaign, conducted awareness-cum- cleanliness drives at Durga Nagar, Sabzi Mandi, parade and various areas of the City. A special programme on Solid Waste Management and waste segregation was organized wherein all the Resident Welfare Associations representatives were invited and demonstration/power point presentation were given regarding managing and segregating waste at source i.e. household level. Commissioner, JMC while addressing the gathering at Raghunath Bazar stated that since it is the mandate of Jammu Municipal Corporation to keep the whole Jammu City neat and clean and for this JMC shall be organizing more sanitation drives, Nukkad Nataks and rallies, painting competition, quiz competition and declamation wherein people from different walks of life including students shall be involved on the theme of Swachhata under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan for major participation from every nook and corner in spreading the message of Swachhata Hi Seva. He further added that it is the duty of every citizen to extend their helping hands to JMC in Swachatta Campaign and also play an active role at their individual levels. Among others Sh. Pardeep Singh (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A), Ms. Sunaina Sharma (KAS), Secretary, Ms. Vinakshi Koul (KAS), General Manager, JKTDC, Sh. Prabodh Sharma, Executive Engineer (C), Sh. Arun Gupta, Executive Engineer (T), Dr. Saleem Khan Health Officer, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Municipal Veterinary Officer, Sh. Talat Mehmood Khan, AEE (Transport), Sh. Amitabh Manhas, AEE (Mech.), Sanitation Officers, Revenue Officers, Staff of Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society, staff of Tourism Deptt. Jammu, staff of the Jammu Municipal Corporation and Raghunath Bazar Shopkeepers Association participated in the sanitation drives and nukkad natak.