Press Release on 4th Oct. 2016
Swachh Bharat Week Programmes Extended for another one week
In view of Govt. Instructions regarding extending the Swachh Bharat Week Programmes for another one week, Jammu Municipal Corporation launched cleanliness drive at Lala Hans Raj Park Gurudwara Surinder Singh Road Jammu. In the first swachhta week was which commenced from 25th Sept. to 02nd Oct 2016 a no. of cleanliness drives and other programmes were organized in Educational Institutions and Tourist Places.
Today the drive was launched by Sh. R. S. Jamwal (KAS) Joint Commissioner (A) JMC. Sh. Neeraj Gupta, (KAS) Chief Accounts Officer , Sh. Ranjit Singh (KAS), Secretary, 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 public that we should maintain our parks surroundings clean and green. The parks have been selected during this week for the cleanliness drives as number of people gathered in these parks during morning and evening.
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. 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. The local residents have sworn that this swachhta abhiyan is going to be a continuous and sustainable campaign.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a program launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to pay a rich tribute to the father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi by making India a Swachh Bharat by the year 2019 i.e. on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.