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Date :11/11/2022
Press Reloease on 11th November 2022
Collective Responsibility to build a healthy environment, Mayor JMC

Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation Rajinder Sharma asserted that it is our collective responsibility to build a healthy and green environment to address the challenges of climate change.  He was speaking on the program Adopt -A-Park of JMC. Under the program a park at Channi Himmat was today adopted by International Delhi Public School(IDPS) Jammu. The Adopt-A-Park’ programme of Jammu Municipal Corporation provide an opportunity to local communities, welfare associations and other organizations to contribute in upkeep and clean up of neighborhood parks. Mayor while speaking on the occasion called upon the individuals, businesses and other organizations to adopt a park and make a difference in their neighborhood, adding that people's participation, community support is required to establish beautiful and well-maintained parks, clean and free of litter. We should make  collective efforts for conservation of nature and its resources added Mayor and praised IDPS to become part of it. Appreciating the noble initiative, Deputy Mayor , JMC Baldev Singh Balloria said, “Adopt-A-Park is an opportunity to bring consciousness about environment conservation to every household. He congratulated IDPS school management for becoming part of this noble initiative. Chairman Health and Sanitation Committee Rajkumar Tarkhan and Member Waqf Board Sohail Kazmi also appreciated IDPS management efforts and said Adopt a park is a wonderful opportunity for all to make a difference in environment as well as surroundings. JMC at present is looking after 273 parks and 50 green spaces .As many as 30 public parks have already been adopted by aware and responsible citizens at different places of Jammu city, under the initiative Adopt-A-Park. Secretary JMC Parvinder Kour, Managing Director IDPS Suminder Singh, AFO JMC Rabia Khan, students and staff of IDPS as well as locals were also present on the occasion.