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Date :7/24/2020
Press Release on 24th July 2020
JMC launched an intensive drive to remove the illegal hoardings & banners from various main roads, on the rooftop of various buildings of city.

On the directions of Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation Ms. Avny Lavasa (IAS) and under overall supervision of Secretary, JMC, Ms. Tinna Mahajan (KAS), a team of JMC, today conducted a drive in the area of Bikram chowk, green belt park, Gandhi Nagar where under illegal hoardings and banners from various main roads and on the rooftop of various buildings of city has been removed and also cleared huge hoarding structures mounted on the roof as well as ground. During the drive, JMC removed all the illegal hoardings which had been in place since years. All these hoardings were installed without the permission of JMC The installation of such illegal hoardings, signboards, posters, banners & bill boards deface the property, buildings and walls of the city and are also constant threat to pedestrians and traffic safety. As per the advertisement, “Whenever any advertisement is displayed in contravention of section 116 of the J&K Municipal Act 2000, the same is actionable as per provisions of section 119 and 384 of the J&K Municipal Act 2000 with fine which may extent to Rs. 5000/- and with a further fine which may extend to Rs. 1000/- for every day during which the offence continues.” 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.