JAMMU, JUN 3: In order to celebrate World Environment Day on 5th of June 2017, Jammu Municipal Corporation is organizing a number of awareness programmes on source segregation with the active participation of social organizations, students, NGOs, general public and field functionaries of JMC.
As a part of awareness programme, today the Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation, M Raju (IAS) inaugurated a wall painting competition on the right side of the wall adjoining footpath from Asia Chowk to Govt. Women College Gandhi Nagar. A large number of students of different schools and colleges including SRML Higher Secondary School, Commerce College, and Science College participated in the wall painting competition. Students who participated in the competition are Himanshu, Vishal Sharma, Ayush Jamwal, Suman Preet Kour, Shubam Bali, Sourav Pandey, Karandeep Singh, Sarabjeet Singh, Mohinder Kumar, Aman Kanathia and Shakil Ahmed.
Names of wall painting competition winners will be finalized for prize distribution on 4th of June and prizes will be distributed to the winners by the Chief Guest on 5th of June 2017 during a function organized on World Environment Day by Jammu Municipal Corporation at JDA Park opposite RBI Bank in Trikutanagar.
Besides this, JMC also conducted a Swachh Jammu public opinion poll within the JMC limits and the wards selected through the opinion poll will be considered as 1st, 2nd and 3rd and prizes will also be distributed among the winners by the Chief Guest in the same function.
The main motive of Jammu Municipal Corporation for celebration of World Environment Day to give a massive thrust to transform the issue of source segregation into a mass movement by active participation of general public.
R.S. Jamwal (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Neeraj Gupta (KAS), Chief Account Officer, JMC, Ranjit Singh (KAS), JMC, Secretary, JMC, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, JMC, Dr. Jaswant Singh, MVO, JMC and other officers of JMC were present during the wall painting competition.