JAMMU, Feb 16: Twin dustbins were installed in various parts of the Jammu City.
As desired by Mayor JMC Chander Mohan Gupta and on the directions of Avny Lavasa, Commissioner JMC, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) conducted drive under the supervision of Joint Commissioner Works and Executive Engineers JMC for installing the Twin dustbins (green/blue) in various parts of Jammu city as a part of cleanliness drive during the Swachh Sarvekshan 2020.
The dustbins were installed at locations having major footfall mainly the commercial areas like markets, bazaars, offices including educational institutions, and religious places in various wards of Gandhi Nagar, Trikuta Nagar, Channi Himmat, Sainik Colony, Bhagwati Nagar, Raghunath Bazaar, Residency Road, Jewel Chowk, Gumat, Parade Ground, Purani Mandi, Panjtirthi and Shakti Nagar.
The locations were identified by the Health and Sanitation Wing of JMC in consultation with respective Councillors of the Wards.
The initiative of installing these twin bins has been taken not only to eliminate open dumping of waste in commercial areas and bazaars but also to make aware the general public about importance of segregating waste into dry and wet.
These bins are of Blue and Green colours for collection of dry and wet garbage and are installed on a swinging frame for easy clearance of the garbage. This drive will continue covering the remaining parts of the Jammu City.