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Date :7/22/2020
Press release on 22nd July 2020
Another Sanitation Drive by JMC

Today in continuation to the drives undertaken by JMC for city beautification and face lifting further sanitation drive has been started along the route Bhage-e-Bahu via Bawe wali Mata Mandir to National Highway. During the drive desilting of drains/deep drains and Nallahs have been undertaken for maintaining clean, healthy atmosphere. In addition simultaneous desilting has also been carried out on daily basis different areas falling within the limits of JMC. Further, regarding illegal hoarding, the team today cleared from Narwal Chowk to Sainik Colony both sides of Bye Pass road, Channi Himmat from Ritz Hotel to Railway track via sector no. 1, 2 3 and 1A and back from Railway track to Bye pass road via sector no. 4,5,6 & 7, Channi Himmat, Jammu. All these hoardings/structures were installed without the permission of JMC. The Plantation drive today was also conducted under “Clean & Green Jammu” drive in all three zones covering six wards in number. 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. Jammu Municipal Corporation deployed both men & machinery for all drives conducted on the directions of Ms. Avny Lavasa (IAS), Commissioner & under overall supervision of Ms. Tinna Mahajan KAS, Secretary JMC. The deployment included 2 JCBs /10 to 12 tippers/10 to 12 nallah labour & 100 to 150 SKCs , Mallies, labour. During the drive Xen.(Div. III), Sh. Ashwani Kumar, Health Officer, AEE(Tpt.), Sh. Harvinder Singh, and officers/ officials of Horticulture Section and Health Section and Transport Section of JMC also remained present. The Jammu Municipal Corporation appeals to the general public to remove all such hoardings, sign boards, posters, banners, bill boards & pole kiosks installed illegally failing which action will be initiated against the offenders and further contravention of the same shall attract penalty against such defaulters to maintain proper sanitation and to participate actively in “Clean & Green Jammu campaign”.