Press Release on 01-09-2016
JMC has started thermal Fogging in Jammu City to bring down Adult Mosquito Density.
Jammu Municipal Corporation has started area wise thermal fogging drive in Jammu city. The thermal fogging drive was started by Commissioner JMC Dr. Manmohan Singh accompanied by Joint Commissioner (A), JMC Sh. R. S. Jamwal, today on 01/09/2016 from Radio station Chowk Panjtirthi Jammu. The drive is being conducted under the direct supervision of Health Officer JMC Dr. Mohd. Saleem Khan in collaboration with Malaria wing of Health Department. Under the thermal fogging drive today ward no. 1, 2, 3 i.e. Panjtirthi, Jullaka Mohalla, Jain Bazar, Mast Garh, Link road etc. will be covered. Whole of the city will be covered on the respective dates as per the schedule already circulated. The drive will culminate on 30/09/2016. The drive is launched to bring down the vector density of adult mosquitoes and to reduce impending danger of spread of mosquito born diseases. The timing of thermal fogging shall be 06:00 Pm onwards daily.
The general public especially the old age and those allergic to smoke / asthmatics are requested to remain indoor during thermal fogging. Public in general is also requested to follow the preventive measures like
· Staying in well-screened houses.
· Wearing protective clothings.
· Using mosquito repellents and nets.
· Reducing mosquito habitats and breeding places.