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Date :8/16/2021
Press Release on 16th August 2021
JMC carries out demolition drive in Gangyal

A demolition drive was carried out by the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today during which unauthorized/illegal construction raised illegally in Gangyal over Nallah was demolished by the Enforcement wing of the Corporation led by Chief Enforcement Officer under overall supervision of Joint Commissioner (R&E), Jammu Municipal Corporation. The said illegal construction was a main cause of choking and overflowing of the Nallah at Gangyal during recent monsoon because of which water gets stagnant and enter into the houses of the nearby residents and caused huge loss to the houses and household items. Due to said illegal construction the Nallah was difficult to clean and was creating health hazards to the residents. The Commissioner, JMC stated that the JMC shall continue such drives to demolish illegal and unauthorized construction raised especially over nallahs within its jurisdiction to stop incidences of overflowing of different nallahs so that loss of lives and properties can be saved. She urged the residents of Jammu city not to raise any construction in violation of the building permissions. She said no violations in sanctioned building plans will be tolerated and the number of permissions issued in every ward needs to be kept constantly under the watch so that no deviations are allowed at any cost and added that before undertaking any construction prior building permission from Jammu Municipal Corporation should be obtained otherwise JMC is bound is take firm action against defaulters.