No dedicated site for disposing of 400 tonnes of garbage generated in Jammu

Sewerage network is present in a very limited part of Jammu city and the rest of the city predominately depends on individual toilets and onsite septic tanks, resulting in sewage outflow into open

The ban on sale of "gutka" goes up in smoke in the city with shopkeepers selling it after displaying the packets in front of their shops and the authorities remaining a mute spectator.

Even after the ban, the shopkeepers are seen selling "gutka" in the city, but at higher prices as the its demand among the people is rising and the shopkeepers are forced to sell it at higher rates.

Overflowing litter affecting health of residents as well as stray cattle

Open containers overflowing with garbage continue to affect the health of residents as well as stray cattle in the city. The Municipal Corporation (MC) has installed hundreds of garbage containers in various parts of the city, but regular disposal of the garbage is still not being done. The overflowing garbage containers have offer food for the stray cattle, which affects their health as the garbage contains polythene and other harmful things.

JAMMU, Mar 24: Two day national conference on “Environmental Issues, Concerns and Solutions” organized by Department of Environmental Sciences commenced today at General Rajinder Singh auditorium,

Though the population of Jammu city is expected to touch 19 lakh in 2021, but the state government continues to follow the J&K Development Act-1970, which has an outdated land acquisition provi

The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today imposed a fine of Rs 12,000 on traders for violating norms of the Food Safety Act.

JAMMU, Jan 21: Minister of State for Technical Education, Power, Rural Development and Information, Vikar Rasool today directed the officers to ensure the completion of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyuti

PHE warns defaulters; offence may invite one-year imprisonment

As the battle of Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department against illegal water connections appears to be losing steam, it has launched a media blitz warning one-year imprisonment for defaulters as per the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Water Resources (Regulation and Management) Act, 2010.

Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) in its initiative under “Clean up Jammu” sanitation drive reached out to citizens residing in Ward number 53 and 54 covering Trikuta Nagar Sector 1 to 4, Basant Vihar, Bhawani Vihar, Laxmi Enclave, Khoo Walli Galli, Trikuta Nagar Sector 5 to 9 and Shiva Colony.

On spot assessment of the sanitary conditions and performance of other Municipal services was made and necessary instructions were issued for improvement of civic amenities.