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JAMMU: In pursuance of directions of Housing and Urban Development Department J and K, and on the instructions of Dr Manmohan Singh, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, R.S Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, the JMC Health Wing distributed dustbins to the households at Migrant Camp Muthi.
The dustbins were distributed in two colours i.e, Blue and Green. On this occasion M.K Pandita Senior Vice President of the Migrant Welfare Committee was also present.
The Joint Commissioner (A) JMC appealed to the community members that these two dustbins in two different colours are being distributed, green bin for biodegradable, wet waste and blue bin for non-biodegradable, dry waste. This initiative has been taken so that the source segregation shall be start on the 5th June 2017 on the occasion of World Environment Day as per instructions
The JMC Health Officer appealed to all the community members that the segregation is compulsory under guidelines of SBM so it is responsibility of every citizen to segregate waste at source. This will also reduce quantity of garbage being lifted and dumped by the corporations at dumping sites.
The officers appealed to the community members to cooperate with Jammu Municipal Corporation and segregate the 100 per cent garbage for further disposal.
Pandita appreciated the steps taken by Jammu Municipal Corporation to make the Jammu clean and green.
Other members of the welfare committee who were present include Chobri Lal, Manoj Sharma, Satish, Chand and T.N Bhat.
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