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Date :7/20/2020
Press Release on 20th July 2020
Mega plantation drive at different locations of Jammu City under “Clean and Green Jammu” as aninitiative to procure environmental resources

During the Monsoon season, Jammu Municipal Corporation in collaboration with Urban Forestry, State Forest Research Institute J&K Bank and Non-Government organizations today on 20.07.2020 started a mega plantation drive at different locations of Jammu City under “Clean and Green Jammu” as an initiative to procure environmental resources. The plantation drive was started from Panjthirthi area by the Mayor,JMC, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta in presence of Dy. Mayor, Adv. Purnima Sharma, Councillor, Sh. Rahul Kumar and Miss Bhanu Mahajan. The drive was started with the initiative of Commissioner, JMC, Ms. Avny Lavasa under the overall supervision of Secretary, JMC , Ms Tinna Mahajan. During the drive Xen.(Div. III), Sh. Ashwani Kumar, AEE(Tpt.), Sh. Harvinder Singh, AEE and JE Div. III of JMC, officers/ officials of Horticulture Section and Health Section of JMC also remained present. Mayor, Dy. Mayor and Councillors started the plantation drive by planting various medicinal, flowering and ornamental plants at Panjthirthi, New Plot, Green Belt area of Gandhi Nagar and Gole Market area of Gandhi Nagar. The Plantation will be conducted under “Clean & Green Jammu” drive over a month between 20.07.2020 to 13.08.2020 at different locations within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation. The basic idea of plantation drive is to restore and noticeably increases green cover in the city over next few years besides involving of the citizens of Jammu in this “Clean & Green Jammu” initiative of the Jammu Municipal Corporation. Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation appeals to all the citizens of Jammu City to come forward and actively participate in the “Clean & Green Jammu” drive to make the drive a great success.