Jammu, Nov 14: On the 3rd day of weeklong cleanliness drive programme launched on the directions of Municipal Commissioner Jammu Mandeep Kaur (IAS), drive was conducted in ward no. 71 (Sidhra, Tawi Vihar Colony and Asarabad & adjoining areas). The campaign was led by R. S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (Adm), Dr. Zaffar Iqbal Municipal Veterinary Officer, Talat Mahmood CTO, Sanitation Officer, Asstt. Sanitation Officers and other field staff of Municipal Corporation alongwith men & machinery.
The basic objective of the drive is to ensure cleanliness of roads, lanes, bye lanes by sweeping & de-silting in every nook and corner. During this drive large number of residents of area participated.
To make this campaign effective at ground level and to enlist the public cooperation for making the areas clean, the people of various walks of society living there were invited to participate in the drive & large number of people participated with dedication.
Hon`ble MLA Sh. Davinder Rana prominent citizens, social workers were present during the drive.
During campaign R.S Jamwal Joint Commissioner (A), made a appeal to resident welfare association/market association prominent citizens of the area to come forward & help Municipal Corporation Jammu to keep the area neat & clean and also appealed to avoid the use of polythene which is the main cause of choking of drains/nallahs. The appeal made by JMC has shown very constructive effects on the people and they assured to cooperate with Municipal staff in keeping the area neat & clean.
Sh. Davinder Rana, Hon`ble MLA also appreciated the efforts of the Municipal Corporation in keeping Jammu city neat & clean & assured full cooperation in future also. This drive was launched on the pattern of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan & it will remain continue till 19th of Nov. 2015.