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Date :3/18/2020
Press Release on 18th March 2020
Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation took stock of various areas in Jammu City.

To further intensify the sanitation drive and to avoid spreading of Corona Virus today Ms. Avny Lavasa (IAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation took stock of the areas viz. Parade Raj Tilak Road, Purani Mandi, Super Bazar, City Chowk, Kanak Mandi, Rajinder Bazar, Talab Khatikan, Dalpatian Mohalla, Shahidi Chowk, DC Office, Residency Road, Commerce College road, Dr. Goel Lane, Old University Road & adjoining areas. The Commissioner issued on spot directions to the concerned officer for complete sanitation of the above said areas as well as Thermal Fogging and spray of Sodium Hypo Chloride solution including religious places (Mandir/Masjid/Gurudwara/Churches). She further issued directions for proper cleaning of Parade collection point and all the refuse/C&D Waste be lifted properly from the collection point. The Commissioner directed the Chief Transport Officer for proper de-silting of nallahs at Kabir Colony; Kunj Vihar Lane sec. 4 Nanak Nagar etc. and it was informed by the CTO that total of 400 MT of silt removed from seasonal nallahs including 20 MT of garbage under special cleanliness /sanitation drive lifted from above mentioned areas apart from routine sanitation work. In total 10 Tippers; 4 JCB’s; 30 no. labour engaged for nallah desiltings. 150 no. SKC’s also worked during the entire sanitation drive. The Commissioner further appealed the general public to come forward and join hands with Jammu Municipal Corporation in maintaining proper sanitation and also to stop spreading of corona virus as without the help of citizens it is hard to achieve the goal of Clean Jammu Green Jammu. During the tour Health Officer, Chief Transport Officer and District Malaria Officer accompanied the Commissioner, JMC.