JAMMU, MAY 22:
Minister for Housing & Urban Development Sat Sharma has hailed Civic authorities for achieving major breakthrough in maintaining cleanliness in holy Katra town after it launched a proactive campaign for door to door collection of waste material.
“During the past two months, focus has been laid on making the holy township polythene free and effectively regulate disposal of waste material,” Minister said while expressing satisfaction at a function organized by Municipal Committee Katra.
The Minister was on a visit to Katra as a part of his acquaintance process about ongoing developmental works in and around surroundings of Jammu city.
The Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Finance, Planning, Law & Justice, Relief & Rehabilitation and Labour & Emp, Agriculture, Floriculture and Horticulture Mr. Ajay Nanda, Financial Commissioner, Housing & Urban Development Department Mr. K.B Aggarwal, Director, Urban Local Bodies, Jammu Mrs. Sushma Chauhan , Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, Mr. Prasanna Ramaswamy G , C.E.O’s Katra Development Authority and Municipal Committee, Katra, besides members of Civil Society were present on the occasion.
Sat Sharma asked the officers of Municipal Committee, Katra for achieving the target of construction of Individual Household Latrines(IHHL) by the end of June 2018.
He said new machinery would be provided to MC, Katra for keeping drainage network clean.
Ajay Nanda, in his address, listed various initiatives taken for the development of Katra Town. He assured every possible help for the development of Katra Town.
Later, the Minister convened a meeting of officers to review the functioning of Municipal Committee, Katra and Katra Development Authority.