Vice Chairman JAKFED, Munish Sharma along with Health Officer JMC, Dr Anita Salgotra during the programme at Jammu.
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JAMMU: Under the guidelines of Swachh Bharat Mission and on the instructions of Ramesh Kumar, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Dr Anita Salgotra, Health Officer JMC, with the live demonstration and technical advice from State Pollution Control Board Jammu, started segregation and composting at source in Ward No 13, Resham Ghar area.
Munish Sharma, Vice Chairman JAKFED, Anuradha Gupta, Scientist from State Pollution Control Board and expert from Lucknow gave live demonstration and technical assistance for proper segregation and composting.
The Health Officer apprised that earlier dustbins of two different colours were distributed (green bin for biodegradable wet waste and blue bin for non-biodegradable dry waste). “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,” she said, adding that this will help to make Jammu Clean and Green.
“Now the composting is started in Ward No 13, the residents are requested to segregate the waste and dispose off the same in different dustbins which shall be collected by the Safaikaramcharis of JMC from door to door,” the Health Officer said.
The welfare committee and residents assured that they shall extend their full cooperation to the Jammu Municipal Corporation for the success of Swachh Bharat Mission, a big initiative taken by the Prime Minister.
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