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Date :9/15/2021
Press Release on 15th September 2021
JMC organizes one day workshop on prevention on Hazardous Cleaning of Sewers and septic tanks.

Today Jammu Municipal Corporation organized a one day workshop on prevention of hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks which was sponsored by NSKFDC under the ages of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Furniture and Flitting Skill Council and appointed STIC Infotech as facilitator organization for conducting the said workshop wherein Hon’ble Mayor, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, Commissioner, JMC, Ms. Avny Lavasa (IAS), Joint Commissioner (A), Sh. Pankaj Gupta, Secretary, Sh. Atul Kumar and Sanitation Officers/Sanitary Inspector participated in the workshop. During the course, Mr. Adarsh Puri and Ms. Megha from STIC Infotech imparted the training to the sanitation staff. The workshop was based on Manual Scavening and hazardous cleaning, legal provisions for the welfare of manual scavengers, punishment as per MS Act, 2013. The trainers emphazied on wearing protective gears viz. gloves, shoes, jacket, helmets etc. to avoid any kind of infection. Mayor, JMC stated on the occasion that JMC provides protective gears to the sanitation staff for their proper safety and well being and further added that such kind of workshop shall be organized in future, as this kind of workshop are more beneficial for sanitation staff. Commissioner, JMC further directed the Sanitation Officers/Sanitary Inspectors to pay attention towards wearing of protective gears by the sanitation staff and they can freely approach the authorities for anything which they require in undertaking their sanitation duties.