Press Release on 4th March 2017
JMC conducts extensive drive to de-silt big nallahs/deep drains at Nanak Nagar.
On the directions of Dr. Manmohan Singh, (KAS) Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation and under the supervision of R.S. Jamwal (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A) an extensive drive to de-silt various big nallahs/deep drains within its limit was launched keeping in view the ensuing summer season. The drive was started in Nanak Nagar Nallah in the presence of Sh. Kavinder Gupta, Hon’ble Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly by deploying men and machinery in Nanak Nagar Nallah for de-silting of the same. This special drive will continue so that main/minor nallahs/deep drains could be de-silted well in time before the onset of summer season to avoid health hazards and inconvenience to the general public. On the occasion Hon’ble Speaker appealed the general public to cooperate the Jammu Municipal Corporation keep the Jammu neat and clean.
During de-silting of Nanak Nagar Nagar, Hon’ble Speaker appreciated the efforts taken by Jammu Municipal Corporation for initiating the de-silting drive for cleaning various nallahs/deep drains.
Sh. R.S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC stated that JMC always take initiative to clean the big nallahs/deep drains before the start of summer/rainy season so that any loss to life and property be avoided and also appealed the general public that not to throw garbage, plastic goods and other household material in nallahs as it is a main cause of choking of nallahs and assured the general public that JMC will put every possible efforts for mitigating the sufferings of residents of different areas falling within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation.
Among others Talat Mehmood Khan, Chief Transport Officer along with Transport Officers and other field staff were accompanied during the de-silting drive.