Press Release on 22nd Sept. 2016
Thematic Cleanliness drive w.e.f 1st - 30th September 2016 Educational Institutional and Tourist Places.
Continuing the Thematic Cleanliness drives being conducted in Educational Institutions and Tourist places w.e.f 01st to 30th September 2016 in view of Govt. Instructions and directions issued by Dr. Manmohan Singh, KAS, Commissioner JMC today on Today on 22/09/2016 Jammu Municipal Corporation conducted a drive in Raghunath Temple, Raghunath Bazar and City Chowk area.
The drive was launched by Sh. R. S. Jamwal Joint Commissioner (A) (KAS), Sh. Neeraj Gupta, Chief Accounts Officer (KAS), Sh. Ranjit Singh Secretary (KAS), JMC & Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, JMC besides other supervisory sanitation staff of JMC. The Sr. Vice President Sh. Mohit Gupta, Junior Vice President Sh. Madan Mohan Sharma, General Secretary Sh. Sanjay Sethi, & other representatives of Raghunath Bazar Association were also present during the drive.
Sufficient number of men and machinery was deployed by Health & sanitation wing / Transport wing for this drive. During this drive sweeping of roads, desilting of drains, sprinkling of lime was done. About two truck of Garbage and debris was removed with the help of vehicles deployed on the spot.
Besides this drive a march from Raghunath Temple to City Chowk area was also organized for the awareness of public to keep their surroundings clean and green, avoid to use polythene, use container and dustbins for disposal of garbage and also approach to the concerned agencies for construction of Individual house hold latrines if they do not have in their premises
The representatives of Raghunath Bazar Association members welcomed the officers / staff of Jammu Municipal Corporation and appreciated the JMC administration for indentifying the Raghunath Bazar as one of the venue for this drive as large number of pilgrims visit this place regularly. The association also assured their whole hearted cooperation to Jammu Municipal Corporation to conduct this kind of activities to make Jammu clean & green to make Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a successful mission. They also assured to JMC that all the shopkeepers will keep dustbins in their business premises and dispose the garbage at a proper place so that the area of Raghunath Bazar looks clean and green. The association also pledged not to use polythene which is not environment friendly as well as create health hazard conditions for human being.
The Joint Commissioner (A) thanks the Bazar association for this active cooperation and assured all possible help to make this area clean and green.