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JAMMU, Jan 25: Continuing the drive to provide better development as well as basic facilities to the people of Jammu city, Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation on Saturday conducted an extensive tour in the areas of Roop Nagar of Ward No.62 and started the installation work of LED street lights in Roop Nagar near Aap Shambu Mandir through EESL (Energy efficiency service Ltd.).
This was the long pending project and the MOU has been signed between Jammu Municipal, PDD & EESL Company by taking sincere efforts of Jammu Municipal Corporation.
Mayor along with concerned councilor also visited in the Aap Shambu Temple met with the devotees & Pujaris took stock of the facilities & development works also paid obeisance in the temple and direct the sanitation staff to maintain proper cleanliness in an around this religious temple during the coming Maha Shivratri festival as large number of pilgrims from the all over the country comes for having Darshan of holy Shivling.
Mayor further said that all the Old & defunct street lights in all wards will be replaced by new LED lights and be maintained by EESL. Mayor further said that as the Holy festival of Shivratri is coming near, and all localities near Mandir will be fully illuminated through LED lights which further helps in stopping any untowards incidents of Crimes, Thefts etc.
Mayor further said that about 75,000 LED street lights being installed in all the Municipal Wards of Jammu city and the inhabitants of the Jammu will get a major relief.
Rekha Manhas Councillor of Ward No.62, Smt. Tripta Devi Councilor of Ward No.66, Sh. Surinder Chowdhary Councilor of W.No.29 representatives of EESL Company inhabitants of Ward No.62, Officers of Electrical Section of JMC & other field staff of JMC were also present during the tour with Mayor. People appreciated the initiatives taken by the JMC in various development works & installation of LED street lights in their area. Later Mayor alongwith S. Sucha Singh Councillor of Ward No.31 & Sh. Surinder Chowdhary Councillor of Ward No.29 Sh Ajodhya Gupta & Sh Sahil kumar senior BJP leadrs & prominent citizens of ward no.31 also conducted tour in the area of Puran Nagar near Bhagwati Nagar and started the construction work of various lanes at Puran Nagar on the request of inhabitants. Sh. Deep Kumar Sharma Assistant Executive Engineer, Sh. B.K.Raina Junior Engineer, Concerned Contractor were also present during the tour. The said lane will constructed by Jammu Municipal Corporation at the estimate cost of Rs. 2.12 lakh.
Mayor directed the Engineers to get the work done with quality material and within the stipulated time period so that residents may not face any problems while passing through these lanes.
He also appealed to the people to come forward and cooperate with JMC in development & sanitation as well as other welfare activities being taken by the deptt. under Swatch Bharat Mission, do not throw Mulba, filth, garbage etc. on the public lanes & drains, avoid using plastics ,polythene bags in their routine life, plant more & more saplings in & around their surroundings to make the environment eco friendly & make Jammu city neat, clean and green.
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