JK Govt To Consider Inclusion Of More Areas In Municipal Limits





JAMMU, Jan 03:  Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today informed the upper house that at present there is no proposal under the consideration of Jammu Municipal Corporation for inclusion of Bhour Camp, Chatta, Gole Gujral Camp, Bandhurakh, Bathindi and Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar areas in the limits of Municipal Corporation Jammu.         

Replying to a question by S Charanjeet Singh in the upper house, the Minister said as and when any proposal or demand in this regard is received from Revenue authorities/residents of these localities, the same would be submitted to the government for consideration.         

The Minister further informed that JMC/concerned Municipal bodies on public demand have asked the Revenue authorities to conduct survey and submit details with regard to Khasra Nos/ Revenue Village and area to be included in the limits of Municipal Corporations /Municipal bodies.         

Andrabi further informed that only areas adjoining the municipal limits are considered for inclusion in the Municipality/ Municipal body.

Legislators Ramesh Arora, Yasir Reshi, Sofi Yousuf, Saif-ud-Din Bhat raised supplementary questions and demanded inclusion of more areas under Municipal limits in their respective constituencies. They also sought appropriate steps for up-grading the civic amenities in Municipal areas.   




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