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Date :12/22/2020
Press Release on 22nd December 2020
Jammu Municipal Corporation launched a drive against the menace of polythene carry bags.

On the directions of Commissioner JMC Ms. Avny Lavasa, Jammu Municipal Corporation under the supervision of Secretary JMC Ms. Tinna Mahajan and staff of JMC launch drive against the menace of polythene carry bag. During the drive, about 15 kg of Polythene carry bag was seized and imposed Rs. 14000/- compounded fine to numbers of Shopkeepers at Gandhi Nagar & Gangyal area. The team instructed the shopkeepers to replace polythene with cloth bags. Secretary, JMC advised the people to spread the message of cleanliness among the masses. She also appealed to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation in keeping in Jammu clean and green and avoid using polythene carry bags, use dustbins/containers installed in their area. Commissioner, JMC appeals to all the Jammuities to cooperate with JMC to safeguard the ever deteriorating environmental health and beauty of Jammu. She stressed to follow the guideline issued in the public interest in view of Covid-19 like maintaining social distancing, wearing of masks, frequent washing of hands etc.