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Date :9/25/2016
Press Release on 25th Sept. 2016
Drive in open defecation vulnerable spots within the limits of JMC

In pursuance of Govt. instructions and directions issued by Dr. Manmohan Singh, (KAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation. Today on 25/09/2016 Jammu Municipal Corporation launched drive in open defecation vulnerable spots within the limits of Municipal Corporation. The drive was launched by the sanitation teams under the supervision of Sh. Neeraj Gupta (KAS) Chief Account Officer, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer JMC. The Sanitation Officers, Asstt. Sanitation Officer, Sanitary Inspectors besides other supervisory & sanitation staff of JMC were also part of the teams. The drive was launched in ward no. 47, 48, 52, 60, 62, and 66. The areas covered Bahu fort, Kalika Colony, Press Morh, Marathi Mohalla, Harki Pori area, Upper Roop Nagar, Lower Roop Nagar, Paloura, Bantalab etc. The Motive of the drive was to spread awareness among the people involved in open defecation regarding the harmful effects of open defecation as this not only invites various diseases beside polluting the water bodies. The owners of Plots where the Juggies erected are advice to provide toilet facilities to these tenants or approach to Jammu Municipal Corporation for construction of IHHL. (Individual House Hold Latrine). The Public in general advice to seek benefit of various schemes launched under Swacch Bharat Mission by the Govt. of India like construction of (IHHL) Individual House Hold Latrine, Public Toilets, Community toilets and Housing for All (HFA) and approach Jammu Municipal Corporation.