JMC razes temporary structures hindering traffic movementJMC razes temporary structures hindering traffic movement

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 May 2018 11:08:07


Staff Reporter

The central squad of anti-encroachment department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC), on Wednesday conducted drive in many areas of the city and removed a number of temporary structures which were hindering traffic movement. Besides, the anti-encroachment squad also seized commodities which are decked on footpaths, roads along with kiosks and makeshift shops.Senior officials of the department informed that the squad conducted drive in Miloniganj and Ranjhi area. They said during the drive the squad removed dozens of temporary encroachments, which were hindering traffic movement. Apart from that the JMC employees also seized handcarts, kiosks and make shift shops which were placed alongside main roads.

Likewise, cracking whip on shopkeepers who deck commodities on footpath and road, the anti-encroachment squad seized such commodities in huge amount. Officials said they got vacated the corridors in markets near L N Yadav Higher Secondary School, Ranjhi. Shopkeepers had encroached the pathway made for pedestrians. Likewise, they also conducted drive in Miloniganj area and seized a number of temporary structures.It may be noted that various teams of anti-encroachment department are carrying out drive in different parts of the city concurrently. They have been taking action against people encroaching government land and roads.

Officials informed that the anti-encroachment department is asked to act tough against encroachers and given clear directions to seize commodities place on footpaths, roads and also seize temporary shops like kiosks, handcarts, make shift shops. Similarly, senior officials have been directed to also prepare challan of erring shopkeepers for encroaching roads and drains and hindering traffic movement. They have been asked to prepare prosecution cases of shopkeepers and also register FIR of people who encroach government land with concerned police station. Accordingly, the anti-encroachment department is carrying out drive and razing temporary structures apart from seizing commodities deck of roads by shopkeepers.