Jammu, January 27 | Continuing the drive to provide better development as well as basic amenities to the people of Jammu City. Chander Mohan Gupta Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation along with Dinesh Gupta Councillor of ward No.18 conducted an extensive tour of different areas of Sarwal of said ward and started the construction of various lanes near the Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha Sarwal Jammu.
These lanes will be constructed by Engineering Wing of JMC at the estimated cost of Rupees Four Lakh within the stipulated time period & with quality materials. This was the long pending demands of the residents of Sarwal as the devotees have to face a lot of hardships due to broken lanes to pass through the lanes to reach Shri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara and back to their destinations, especially in the morning & evening hours.
Deep Kumar Sharma Assistant Executive Engineer, concerned contractor, field staff of various sections of JMC S. Paramjeet Singh Chairman, S. Harbaksh Singh President, S. Gurpreet Singh Vice President, S. Amar Pal Singh Secretary, S. Manmohan Singh Cashier, S. Harneet Singh Joint Secretary, S. Harjinder Singh Member, S. Harbajan Singh, S. Tarlochan Singh, S. Kuldeep Singh Executive Members of Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha Sarwal New Plot Jammu and other inhabitants of the locality were also present during the tour. They also raise the issues of installation of street lights, lifting of stray dogs/ animals, better sanitation in their locality.
Mayor assured that all their demands will be sorted out on merits and directed the concerned officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation to resolve the issues on a war footing. He also told the gatherings that all the other remaining lanes/drains will be renovated/ constructed in a phased manner like in other wards of the city. Later Mayor also visited Ward No.47 in the areas of Kacha Talab Bahu Fort etc. along-with Sharda Kumari Councillor of Ward No.47, Neeraj Puri councillor of Ward No. 54 also Gandhi Nagar BJP Mandal President, Vinay Gupta BJP Jammu District President, Wadhera Junior Engineer & field staff of P.H.E. as well as field staff of different sections of Jammu Municipal Corporation & large number of inhabitants of Ward No. 47. Mayor kick-started the laying of P.H.E. pipes of big Diameter by replacing old & defunct pipes which are insufficient to cater the needs of drinking water for the people of Kacha Talab Bahu Fort Jammu which was the Major demands of inhabitants as most of the people living there belong to Below Poverty line and they have to bring drinking water especially in Summer Season from very long distance from their homes.
These PHE Pipes will be laid at the estimated cost of Rupees Two Lakh only within the shortest period of time by the active efforts of Mayor and concerned Councillor. Mayor also told the people of said ward that their other demands i.e. construction/ renovation of leftover lanes drains & Nallahs, deployment of more SKC’s will be taken on priority as a large number of pilgrims from all over India visits every day to the holy shrine of Mata Kali Mandir to pay obeisance and have blessings of Bawe Wali Mata Ji. Mayor also appeal to the gatherings to cooperate with JMC in more development activities, plant more & more saplings in & around their locality, do not throw garbage, mulba in the public lanes & drains, strictly avoid using plastics, polythenes in their routine work, segregate dry & wet garbage at their homes and workplaces, spread awareness among their colleagues, family members & relatives regarding Swatch Bharat Mission & make the Jammu City neat, Clean & Green.