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Date :2/24/2022
Press Release on 24th February 2022
Sanitation Drives on National Highway

Today Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation conducted tour of National Highway from Panjtirthi to Greater Kailash. During the tour various issues with regard to sanitation came to light and in view of this certain directions were issued to the Health Officer on spot for conducting sanitation drives atleast 3 times in a month for which manpower will be engaged on daily basis on the days of scheduled for the drive. For smooth and effective conducting of sanitation drives dedicated teams will be deployed exclusively for one month to challan the defaulters for littering on National Highway and these teams will cover areas starting from Kunjwani Chowk towards Wave Hall, Sidhra Highway upto Panjtirthi and they shall operate daily. The Health Officer, JMC was also communicated points which have been identified as garbage vulnerable points and challan teams will focus on these points for challaning intensively. During the drive the Commissioner, JMC interacted with shopkeepers and other business establishments and aware them about user charges and added that every business establishments should keep dustbins so that the same can be lifted properly by the JMC. The aim of launching this sanitation drive is to cover most areas of Highway. The Commissioner, JMC have already directed the sanitation staff for putting their every possible effort for providing proper sanitation to the citizens of entire Jammu City so that no area should be left untouched in respect of sanitation as the sanitation is main mandate of JMC and main focus should be on sanitation. She further appealed to the general public to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation and use identified places for disposal of garbage. She also stressed to avoid use of polythene to the extent possible which is the major cause of blockage of drains and nallahs. She impressed upon for putting every possible efforts in achieving goal of making city Jammu Clean & Green and aim of Swachh Bharat Mission.