Press Release on 01.10.2016
JMC launched Cleanliness Drive
Continuing the drives and various programmes being organized by Jammu Municipal Corporation on the eve of 2nd anniversary of the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission and to commemorate the Swachh Bharat Week which is being celebrated from 25th September to 2nd October 2016. Jammu Municipal Corporation launched Cleanliness Drive at Neta Ji Subash Chander Park, Town Hall Complex and office surroundings.
The drive was launched by Sh. R. S. Jamwal (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A) JMC. Sh. Neeraj Gupta, (KAS) Chief Accounts Officer (Nodal Officer SBM), Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, JMC and other staff of health and sanitation wing of JMC. The residents of the area were also present during the drive. The motive of the drive was to aware the general masses that we should maintain our surroundings clean and green.
The Swachh Bharat Mission campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is India's biggest ever cleanliness drive and 3 million government employees and school and college students of India participated in this event. The event was launched on 2nd Oct. which is also birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi played an key role in making the India as Independent Country.
The Neta Ji Subash Chander Park was identified as he is also renowned freedom fighter and played an important role to make India as independent country.
The Joint Commissioner (A) advised the people to spread the message of cleanliness among the masses. He also appealed to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation in keeping Jammu Clean & Green and avoid using polythene carry bags, use dustbins/containers installed in their localities for throwing garbage.
Sh. Neeraj Gupta (KAS), Chief Accounts Officer, JMC (Nodal Officer, SBM) appealed the people for their active cooperation in making our city clean and green for the success of implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission. He also appealed the public to approach Jammu Municipal Corporation for construction of Individual House Hold Latrines if they do not have in their premises.