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Date :7/9/2022
Press Release on 9th July 2022
JMC seized polythene and imposed fine

As per the directions of the Commissioner JMC, the team of Health Section, JMC along with Sanitation Officers, Asstt. Sanitation Officers, Sanitary Inspectors, Sanitary Supervisors, JMC has conducted an intensive drive for checking the illegal use of Single use plastic/polythene in all the three zones randomly and has seized 17.5 KG (approx.) Single use plastic and 71 KG polythene today on 07/08.07.2022 and imposed fine to the tune of Rs. 98,800/-. Further the Health Officer JMC has appealed to the General Public to extend their cooperation in curbing the illegal use of Single use Plastic/Polythene which is a penalizing offence under Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 read with J&K byelaws SWM 2019. The Jammu Municipal Corporation is hoping to meet the challenge together with the General Public to make environment sustainable and eco-friendly.