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Date :10/2/2016
Press Release on 02.10.2016
Swachh Bharat Week

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 on 2nd October launched a massive cleanliness drives and organized various programmes within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation. Sufficient number of men and machinery was deployed by Health & sanitation wing / Transport wing of JMC for this drive. During this drive sweeping of roads, lanes, By-lanes, desilting of drains, sprinkling of lime was done. Vehicles mounted with the public address system were deployed in the city to make announcements and to aware the shopkeepers and general public to use dustbins for disposal of garbage, dispose the garbage at nearby collection point / container. About 430 Mts. of Garbage and debris was removed with the help of vehicles deployed for this special sanitation drive. Early in the morning a massive Cleanliness drive was launched at Satwari Chowk where the Mahatma Gandhi Statue is installed. During the drive the officers, officials and field staff of JMC was present. A massive cleanliness drive was also launched at Rajiv Nagar area in association with Tawi Bachao Andolan. A thermal fogging operation was also done in the whole Rajiv Nagar area At Gole Market, Gandhi Nagar Jammu JMC also organized an awareness drive in which Dr. Nirmal Singh Dy. Chief Minister J&K State was the Chief Guest. Dr. Manmohan Singh Commissioner JMC, Sh. R.S. Jamwal Joint Commissioner(A) , Sh. Neeraj Gupta, Chief Accounts Officer, , Sh. Ranjit Singh Secretary JMC, Koushal Chand, Joint Commissioner (W), & Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, besides other officers/officials and supervisory sanitation staff of JMC were also present . The members of market associations of Apsara Road were also present during the programme. At the outset, Commissioner JMC welcomed the Dy. Chief Minister at the venue. Dy. Chief Minister sworn in and administer The Swachhta Oath to the officers, staff and the general public who were present in the function. An awareness march was also held from Gole market to Apsara Road to aware the public in general that how to make Jammu clean and green and for the success of Swachh Bharat Mission. While addressing the gathering, Dy. Chief Minister stressed the need to join hands together to make the Swachh Bharat Mission a Successful mission. He also appealed the Apsara Bazar Association to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation to make the Jammu Clean & Green. A thermal fogging operation was also done in the Gandhi Nagar, Gole Market area. During these programmes Commissioner 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 to use dustbins / containers installed in their localities for throwing garbage.