Jammu Municipal Corporation starts “Swachh Bharat Week, 2015”

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Jammu, July 21: Jammu Municipal Corporation started “Swachh Bharat Week, 2015” and organized a quiz competition regarding Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in collaboration with Govt. College for Women, Parade, Jammu. The Hon’ble Speaker Legislative Assembly, Sh. Kavinder Gupta was the Chief Guest and Municipal Commissioner, Sh. Shoujanya Sharma (KAS) was the guest of honour. There were four teams participating in the quiz competition. The “A” comprising of Siarat & Arushi, “B” comprised of Gasha & Mehak, “C” comprised of Mutkeea & Zaheea & team “D” comprised of Sonia & Pragati. The first prize of  Rs. 3000 of the quiz completion was won by team ”C”, second prize of Rs. 2000 won by team “A”, third  of Rs. 1000 was won by team “D” and 4thand final prize of Rs. 500 (consolation)  was won by team “B”. In addition to this Hon’ble Speaker also gave cash prize of Rs. 1000 at his own to each team participated in the quiz competition.

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While speaking on the occasion Hon’ble Speaker appreciated the Jammu Municipal Corporation as well as Govt. College for Women, Parade for conducting such type of quiz competition to highlight the features of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. He also congratulates all the team members for doing well in the quiz competition.

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The Municipal Commissioner, JMC thanked the Hon’ble Speaker for sparing his precious time to encourage the organizers as well the participants and he appealed not to use polythene which is the main cause of choking of drains/nallha and causes serious health hazards. He also shared his views that during foreign visits and even some time we keep  waste in our pockets then why not we show same gesture in our country/ city.  DSC04147

The Jammu Municipal Corporation also distributed the pamphlets on this occasion for awareness highlighting how to make our city neat & Clean.

The programme was co-ordinated by Associate Professor, Dr. Sania Khajuria, Dr. Hemla Agarwal, Principal of the College, presented vote of thanks.

Municipal Veterinary Officer/Zonal Officer, Sanitation Dr. Zaffar Iqbal was the quiz master besides this Sh. Darshan Abrol Sanitation Officer, Sh. Sushil Singh, Sh. Ashwani Kumar, Ramesh Kumar, Ankush Kapoor,  Rachit Gupta and others staff from the Corporation were present on the occasion.