Authorities have imposed a ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, places of worships, hospitals, and educational institutions in Jammu city.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has seized 30 truck-loads of advertisement material during a drive in this regard, according to the Press Trust of India.
“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.
A drive was conducted 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 JMC.