Latest News

Date :7/7/2020
Press Release on 7th July 2020
Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation chaired a meeting in the Conference Hall of JMC regarding redressal of issues of general public.

Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta today on 07.07.2020 chaired a meeting in the Conference Hall of JMC along with Dy. Mayor, Adv. Purnima Sharma, Commissioner, JMC Ms. Avny Lavasa, Chief Engineer(PDD) S. Gurmeet Singh, Chief Engineer(PHE), Sh. Muneesh Bhat. Officers from JMC, PDD and PHE were also remained present in the meeting. Sh. Mohit Mahajan I/c JC(W) JMC, Sh.LS Jamwal (Xen)-Electric JMC , Sh. Gulam Rasool (Xen)- Div. I JMC, Sh. Arun Gupta (Xen)- Div. II JMC, Sh. Ashwani Gupta (Xen)- Div. III JMC, Sh. Sunil Sharma (Xen)- Div. IV JMC, Sh. Ashwani Seth (Xen), UEED JMC, Sh. Thakur Dass (Xen), ED I, Sh. P.D Singh (Xen), ED II, Sh. Neeraj Sharma, (Xen) ED III, Rakesh Mahajan (Xen) PHE, Sh. P.B. Suri (Xen) PHE, Sh. Naresh Khajuria (S.E Urban Circle Jammu, Sh. R.K.Rakhwal (Xen) Mech. PHE also remained present in the meeting. A threadbare discussion on the redressal of burning issues of general public were discussed and Mayor, JMC issued instructions to the Chief Engineer, PDD and Chief Engineer, PHE, that Xen’s/ JE’s under their control be directed to attend the phone calls of Hon’ble Councillors for public importance matter. Mayor, JMC issued instructions to the Chief Engineer, PDD that damaged transformers be immediately replaced, schedule/ unscheduled cuts be brought to the notice of Mayor/ Deputy Mayor and concerned Councillor of the ward, all the transformers be properly fenced with chain link fencing, all the old/ defunct electric poles lying on the main roads be immediately removed, connection should be provided where cabling work has been completed, electric poles be installed/ shifted where roads has been widened due to mega projects, upgradation of electric transformers, load of the individual households be increased, cabling be started in the areas where there is no cable, approval of scope of work for the proposed retendering of supply, installation, testing and commissioning of high Mast light and allied electrical infrastructure for street lighting within JMC limits and proper cleanliness be maintained especially nearby the installed transformers in the city as large quantity of garbage/ filth as well as China grass have been seen gathered in that particular area which is one of the reason of short circuit and damage to transformers. Mayor, JMC also issued instructions to the Chief Engineer, PHE that leakages of water pipes be immediately plugged with proper lead instead of jute rope, bleaching powder/chlorine should be mixed with water supply to public to avoid any type of water borne diseases, water pipes passing through drains be replaced especially in old city areas, new tube wells be installed/constructed to cope up with shortage of drinking water, damaged/ defunct over head tank to be dismantled/removed, proper infrastructure/furniture be provided in the PHE offices/ tube well stations and damaged water pipes lying within the limits of JMC be replaced. Chief Engineer, PDD and PHE assured the Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation that every possible steps to be taken for redressal of the genuine demands of the general public and necessary instructions be issued to the staff to take the issues of Councillors on priority basis.