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Date :9/27/2019
Press Release on 27th September 2019
Drive/campaign regarding “Jammu Against Plastic Pollution”

In continuation to the ongoing drive/campaign regarding “Jammu Against Plastic Pollution” Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor JMC flagged off the Plastic Waste Collection vehicles from Jammu Municipal Corporation Town Hall for collecting plastic waste from different schools in presence of Adv. Purnima Sharma, Deputy Mayor, JMC, Sh. Suraj Parkash Padha, Chairman, Swachh Bharat Standing Committee, Sh. Jeet Angral, Chairman, Social Justice Committee, Sh. Pankaj Magotra (KAS), Commissioner, JMC, Sh. Ashish Kumar Gupta (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A). Health Officer, Dr. Saleem Khan, Municipal Veterinary Officer, JMC Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Spl. Asstt. to Commissioner, Sh. Rakesh Gupta, Revenue Officers Sh. Ashwani Suddan & Sh. Sunil Gupta, Transport Officers Sh. Prem Kumar & Sanjeev Sharma, I/c Sanitation officers Sh. Sanjay Gandotra & Ravinder Nath, Master Jorawar Singh deputed from Education Department for creating awareness in all the Schools also accompanied the collection drive. The three teams were constituted for the collection of Single Use Plastic waste from different Schools which collected four truck loads of Plastic waste collected by the students in coordination with their School Management. The Schools from where the Single Use Plastic waste was collected are Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School Mubarakh Mandi, Shri Ranbir Hr. Sec. School Parade, Guru HarKrishan Public School Nanak Nagar, Dogra Hr. Sec. School Shastri Ngaar, Modern School Nanak Nagar, My First School Nanak Nagar, Popular Model High School Nanak Nagar, Cooperative Public High School, Trikuta Nagar, Govt. Higher Sec. School Paloura, Rana Hr. Sec. School Paloura, Nand Public Hr. Sec. School lower Roop Nagar, Evergreen Hr. Sec. School, lower Roop Nagar and Aroma Foundation Public School, lower Roop Nagar.The children accorded warm welcome to the team members and actively participated in collecting plastic waste from their homes and school. JMC collected 1400 kg of Single Use Plastic from 22 Schools within limits of JMC and also seized 65 kg of Polythene carry bags from different markets of Jammu City. The collected material was handed over to National Highway Authorities of India at Pounichak which shall be used for constructing roads. For collecion of plastic waste material from different schools, the collection partners namely Indian Pollution Control Board Association, M/s Shivam Polymers, M/s Shree Swastik Plastic Industries Pvt. Ltd., M/s Flexo Industries, M/s Shivam Plastic House provided the vehicle and also extended their full support to the JMC for this noble cause. All the schools falling in Zone-A in Ward Nos. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,17,19,27,28,29,30,31,32,40 and 71 are advised to contact with Sh. Prem Kumar (Mb. No. 9419208556) and Sh. Parshotam Kumar (Mb. No. 9419184220) and Zone-B in Wards Nos. 16,18,24,25,26,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,59,60,61,62,63,64,65,66,67,72,75 contact with Sh. Sanjeev Kumar (Mb. No. 7006465418) and Sh. Ravinder Nath (Mb. No. 8082810159) and Zone-C in the Wards No. 21,22,23,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,68,69,70 contact with Sh. Sanjay Gandotra (Mb. No. 9419132005) and Sh. Rajinder Kumar (Mb. No. 7006440269) till 28th September, 2019.