JMC wakes up to increasing encroachments

Several rehris seized, footpaths cleared

Jammu, Publish Date: Sep 26 2017 1:24AM | Updated Date: Sep 26 2017 1:24AM
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Acting tough against encroachments and illegal rehries, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), in coordination with District Police, toady conducted a drive in different areas of the city and seized 34 rehries plying without licence besides removing encroachments and clearing footpaths and pavements.

The drive was conducted on the directions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation,  M Raju, and under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner (Rev.) JMC, Vinakshi Koul.

The JMC team visited Jewel, Canal Head, Akhnoor Road, Bhagwati Nagar, Paloura and adjoining areas and removed encroachments and cleared footpaths and pavements in these areas which were being encroached upon by the vendors by placing their goods.    

The team also shifted rehriwalas to identified/notified  rehri zones i.e. Chander Bagha (community hall) and ITI Akhnoor road for ensuring free movement of the traffic as well as public in general.

The team also seized 34 illegal rehries plying without licence from these areas and directed the shopkeepers to keep their goods within their premises to avoid penal action.

 The JMC team also directed the vendors to ply their rehries only in the specified rehri zones established by JMC and only after obtaining proper rehri licence from the corporation. 

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