|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Apr 7: In the prevailing situation arising due to outbreak of Corona Virus pandemic, the team of JMC is putting extra effort to keep the city clean. the sanitation drive was started since 23 March 2020 and is continuing, where during the drive, JMC has covered various expansive areas, extended wards like Barnai, Sunjwan, the roads of Talab Tillo, Trikuta Nagar, National highway like Narwal highway Sidhra highway which was facing a problem of accumulation of garbage since years had been intensively cleared by the teams of sanitation. During the drive desilting has also been done in deep drains falling in these areas & huge dumps & garbage also removed so as to give clean, healthy atmosphere around & improved sanitation to the general public. Further on many chronic areas twin dustbins have been installed. Apart from daily/routine lifting of garbage from entire Jammu Municipal Corporation areas, more than 2000 tonnes of garbage/silt has also been collected & transported to the dumping site at Kot Bhalwal as a result of these drives. In addition simultaneous desilting had also been carried out on daily basis in Kunj Vihar sec 4 Nanak Nagar Landoi Choi nallah, Kabir Colony nallah and Talab Tillo nallah in which more than 4800 MT of silt has been removed till date.