Press Release on 10th Aug. 2016
Due to heavy rainfall in Jammu City, the Transport wing of JMC deployed both men & machinery on all the vulnerable points of trouble shooting nallahs falling with in JMC limits
There was heavy rain on 10-8-2016 which lashed out Jammu city since morning . Under the directions of Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation Dr. Manmohan Singh (KAS), and under overall supervision of Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Sh. R.S. Jamwal (KAS), the Transport wing of JMC immediately swing into action and deployed both men & machinery on almost all the vulnerable points of trouble shooting nallahs falling with in JMC limits . Many blockades were removed during the day long operation and if the same were not removed there would have been a lot of damage to the life and property of general public.
During the operation, the JMC had deployed 1 no. Tracked excavator, Two JCB’s, 12 no. Tippers, 4 no. Front end Loader along with Nallah gang labours.
The people of low lying areas thanked the JMC for carrying out massive de-silting drive w.e.f 1-2-2016 and removed the silt up to bed level from trouble shooting nallahs within JMC limits. During rain all the nallahs were well under control & there is no report of untoward incident due to flash flood and water logging. The Commissioner , JMC appealed the general public not to encroach upon Nallahs and throw garbage/building material in Nallahs, as the same is the main cause of choking of Nallhs and it is our duty to clean our surroundings and further assured that JMC will put every possible effort for minimizing the problems of general public