Jammu, Nov 13: On the second day of weeklong cleanliness drive programme launched on the direction of Div. Commissioner Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal (IAS) & Municipal Commissioner Jammu Mandeep Kaur (IAS), drive was conducted in ward no. 53 (North, South Trikuta Nagar Ext. Sec. 3 & adjoining areas). The campaign was led by R. S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (Adm), Dr. Saleem Khan Health 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. A large number of volunteers of Sulabh International also participated and helped in massive sweeping, lifting of garbage and desilting of various nallahs & drains.
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 & a gala of people participated with great enthusiasm.
Prominent citizens present were Sh. Bal Krishan Gupta President Trikuta Nagar Welfare Society, Sh. Vikram Gour President Consumer Welfare association, Sh. B.D. Gupta Chairman, Sh. Sansar Chand Gupta, Sh. Kulbir Singh Arora & Public in general alongwith political representatives.
During campaign R.S Jamwal Joint Commissioner (A), made a fervent appeal to resident welfare association/market association 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 positive effects on the people and they assured to cooperate with Municipal staff in keeping the area neat & clean.
Sh. Vikram Gaur, President Consumer Welfare association 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.