Jammu, Feb 28 (PTI) The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has imposed a ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, places of worships, hospitals, and educational institutions in the city. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Historic City Chowk Renamed as 'Bharat Mata Chowk With JMC Passing Resolution

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“The JMC has imposed ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, bridges, places of worship, hospitals, educational institutions, crematoriums, graveyards, government offices, parks, gardens without requisite permission from it”, a senior officer of JMC said. Also Read - Minor administrative reshuffle in J-K, 15 KAS officers transferred

A drive was conducted by special team of JMC under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Revenue, JMC Vinakshi Koul against illegal hoardings, polythene and encroachments by shopkeepers of various areas within limits of JMC.

The drive was conducted in Sainik Colony, Dogra Hall, New Plot, Greater Kailash, Channi Himmat, Kacchi Chawani, Panjtirthi, Parade, Exchange road, Gujjar Nagar, Prem Nagar, Residency road, Rehari Colony, Amphalla, Akhnoor road, Talab Tillo, Bohri, Paloura, Bakshi Nagar & Jewel area, a JMC spokesman said.

During the drive, encroachers and shopkeepers were warned against advertising and installing hoardings of various private companies without seeking prior permission from the Jammu Municipal Corporation.PTI AB DV DV

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