Early Times Report
Jammu, Oct 17: Continuing its drive against the menace of open urination, open defecation, spitting in public places, polythene carry bags, littering of garbage on the road and lanes, the Health and Sanitation wing of Jammu Municipal Corporation under the Supervision of Health Officer Dr. Saleem Khan conducted a drive in the areas Lower Gummat, Jewel, K.C. Morh, Bakshi Nagar. During the drive the teams penalized the defaulters for Open Urination, Polythene carry bags, littering of garbage on the road and lanes and imposed penalties to the tune of Rs. 1500/-. An amount of Rs 22100 recovered till date from the violators. The teams aware the public in general to desist from practicing spitting in public places, open urination and open defecation and littering of garbage otherwise they shall be penalized accordingly. Particularly labour class residing in Jugies within the limits of JMC is found involved in open defecation. The owners of plots who have erected juggies in their plots are once again directed to provide them toilet facility and also restrict these labourers to defecate in open otherwise action under the provisions of Municipal Act shall be initiated against such plot owners. Commissioner, JMC appeals to the general public to follow the rules so that healthy environment could be maintained and use public toilets instead of open places.