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Date :9/28/2016
Press Release on 28th Sept. 2016
Swachh Bharat Week

Continuing the drives and various programmes being organized by Jammu Municipal Corporation on the eve of 2nd anniversary of the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission and to commemorate the Swachh Bharat Week which is being celebrated from 25th September to 2nd October 2016. Today on 28/09/2016 Jammu Municipal Corporation conducted a cleanliness drive in Bahu Fort temple area. The drive was launched by Sh. R. S. Jamwal (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A), Sh. Neeraj Gupta, (KAS) Chief Accounts Officer, & Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, JMC besides other supervisory sanitation staff of JMC. School Children have also participated in this drive. The Sh. K. K. Chalotra Chairman, Sh. Pawan Kumar President, Sh. Satish Kumar Secretary Market Association were also present during the drive. The students and teaching staff from Jagdambay Academy Bahu Fort were also participated in the drive. Sufficient number of men and machinery was deployed by Health & sanitation wing / Transport wing of JMC for this drive. During this drive sweeping of parking area, Bazar, and Bahu Fort temple premises was thoroughly clean and lime also sprinkled at the dirty pockets. Shopkeepers have been advised to use dustbins for disposal of garbage of their shops and dispose the garbage at nearby collection point / container. Tourists visiting the temples has also been advised to use the dustbin for disposal of garbage. About two trucks of Garbage and debris was removed with the help of vehicles deployed on the spot. The association also assured their whole hearted cooperation to Jammu Municipal Corporation to conduct this kind of activities to make Jammu clean & green to make Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a successful mission. They also assured to JMC that all the shopkeepers will keep dustbins in their business premises and dispose the garbage at a proper place so that the area of Bahu Fort temple can be maintained clean and green. The association also pledged not to use polythene which is not environment friendly as well as create health hazard conditions for human being. The Joint Commissioner (A) JMC appealed the public in general to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation in keeping Jammu Clean & Green and also not to use polythene carry bags. He requested general public through electronic & print media to use dustbins / containers installed in their localities for throwing garbage. He also advise the students to spread the message of cleanliness among the students of the school and in their localities to make Swachh Bharat Mission a successful mission.