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Date :6/25/2020
Press Release on 25th June 2020
Hon'ble Mayor Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, JMC conducted a meeting regarding Strengthening the working of Jammu Municipal Corporation

Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh.Chander Mohan Gupta today on 25-06-2020 chaired a meeting in the conference hall of JMC along with Dy. Mayor, Adv. Purnima Sharma, Principal Secretary to the Govt. H&UDD Sh. Dheeraj Gupta and Commissioner JMC, Ms. Avny lavasa. Chairpersons of Standing Committee(s) Sh. Suraj Parkash, Sh. Baldev Singh and Sh. Jeet Angral also attended the meeting. During the meeting ,Mayor, JMC submitted a memorandum to the Principal Secretary to the Govt., H&UDD and appraised him that Jammu Municipal Corporation with elected representatives has come into existence in Oct 2018. The area of JMC prior to coming into existence of the elected body has been extended by nearly 70 % and presently there are 75 wards. In the meeting a threadbare discussion on the redressal of burning issues of Jammu Municipal Corporation was discussed like immediate implementation of 74th amendment, to ease out the process of granting building permission to the general public, Smart city project to the Commissioner JMC, reorganization of Jammu Municipal Corporation, Special grants for development activities to be sanctioned especially for extended and newly included wards in Jammu Municipal Corporation as the people residing in these wards are suffering a lot due to lack of development works. SDRF Funds may also be released for continuing development activities in various wards of Jammu City, Work on major projects of Jammu City such as Jamboo Zoo, Gandola Project, Artificial Lake, Multistory Parking’s etc to be speeded up, separate wing of Solid Waste Management System with experienced officers / officials in Solid Waste Management may be established in JMC, strengthening of enforcement wing of JMC and experienced to be hired for executing Major Development Projects of Jammu Municipal Corporation, necessary measures be taken for change of land use at Nagrotra (earlier meant for Slaughter Houses) for establishment of Amusement / Recreation Parks by the Tourism Department. Principal Secretary assured the Jammu Municipal Corporation that every possible steps be taken to strengthen the working of Jammu Municipal Corporation.