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Winter capital Jammu is getting special attention of the government for its developmental projects

Recently the chief secretary reviewed the status of ongoing Smart City Projects in Jammu.

Separate Competitions to be organized between Jammu and Srinagar Smart Cities & rest of 18 districts for selection of the best clean, aesthetic and citizen centric city/district in Jammu and Kashmir.

He reviewed the preventive measures being taken by the Health Department and Municipal bodies against the spread of Dengue disease in Jammu division.

The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, H&UDD; Secretary, Health & Medical Education; Commissioner, JMC; Deputy Commissioner, Jammu; Director Health, Jammu; Principal, GMC, Jammu; besides others concerned officers.

He was apprised about the current status of dengue cases in the division by Bhupinder Kumar, Secretary, H&ME wherein the Secretary stated that till date around 1295 people had tested positive for dengue with 1 reported death and 428 patients undergoing treatment at various health facilities.

Also, it was apprised that even though the situation was not worrisome at the moment, the health department is fully prepared and maintaining a strict vigil for any hotspots with more around 11140 samples tested for mosquito borne disease till date and that the Helpline 108 (toll-free) was active in providing medical advice to any callers.

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