Press Release on 1st March 2017
Meeting regarding Swachh Shakti Saptah.
On the Nationwide launch of Swachh Shakti Saptah (1st March, 2017 – 8th March, 2017) a meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Manmohan Singh (KAS), Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation accompanied by Sh. R.S. Jamwal (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A) and Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, JMC was held wherein women from different walks of life were participated. During the course of meeting stress was given on maintaining proper sanitation in their respective areas by way of putting their efforts and also by motivating the general masses about the importance of Swachh Bharat Mission initiated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Suggestions from women so participated in the meeting in respect of providing as well as maintaining better sanitation facilities were invited.
During the proceeding of the meeting, the Commissioner, JMC stated that Jammu Municipal Corporation has started collection of door to door garbage in some wards of the Corporation and the said scheme shall be started in each ward of the JMC which would help to provide better sanitation facilities and he added that new dustbins shall be installed wherever required and every household shall provide dustibins for separate collection of waste.
During the course of meeting, number of women offered their voluntary services for maintaining proper sanitation as well as creating awareness among the general masses about the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Commissioner, JMC further stated that women always play a vital role in respect of maintaining proper sanitation in their houses and surroundings as well and Swachh Shakti Saptah is also women oriented week wherein the participation of women shall play a significant role to motivate the general masses about the imnportance of sanitation and hygiene. He stressed that more and more women should come forward for making the Swacch Shakti Saptah a grand success.