Mayor tours in old Jammu city areas

JAMMU, Jan 39: 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 Wednesday conducted an extensive tour of Peer kho and its adjoining areas of Ward No. 3. He was accompanied by Rajesh Gupta Ex MLA, Vinay Gupta BJP Distt president, Narotam Sharma Councilor of Ward No. 3, Gopal Gupta Councilor of Ward No. 5, K.K Kandhari Senior BJP leader and other prominent citizens of old Jammu city as well as Mahant of peer kho temple and K.S Chib, Director, Floriculture Parks & Gardens Jammu, Arun Gupta XEn JMC Anil Gupta AEE, JMC , concerned Junior engineer filed staff of various section of JMC.
Mayor started the walkway from Peer Kho Temple upto Panjthirti area alongside of river Tawi which will be constructed at the estimate cost of Rs 4.24 crore.
This is the prestigious project of Jammu city lying pending and will be executed by Jammu Municipal Corporation under AMRUT scheme within the shortest period of time as told by Mayor to the gatherings.
Mayor also directed the Director Floriculture who was accompanying the tour to plant more & more saplings and seasonal flowers, along with said pathway near the Tawi River to make the environment eco friendly so that pilgrims who visits in large numbers in the ancient Peer Kho Temple can take benefit of greenery.
He also directed the sanitation & electrical section to maintain better sanitation & street lights on the coming holy festival of Shivratri and appealed the people do not throw plastics, polythene & other waste around the Peer Kho Temple and in the river Tawi.
Mayor also visited Aggarwati Manufacturing Unit at Peer Kho installed by Jammu Municipal Corporation in collaboration with Red Cross Society Jammu where Aggarwatis are being manufactured by the active lady workers from flowers collected by Jammu Municipal Corporation from different temples of Jammu city on daily basis.

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