Jamshedpur, Feb. 8: Continuing the drive against illegal hoardings, the district administration headed by SDO Dhalbhum Alok Kumar on Monday launched the massive drive to remove illegal hoardings, banners from in and around the Sakchi roundabout.
Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) and Sakchi police pressed in several workers and helped pull down advertisement hoardings and posters put up by commercial establishments and shops. Around 50 such advertisements and glow sign boards were removed. JNAC special officer Deepak Sahay was also present at the site.
Though the East Singhbhum district administration, under the leadership of Dhalbhum SDO Alok Kumar, had undertaken a week-long anti-encroachment and beautification drive at Sakchi in the first week of October and removed banners, hoardings and pulled down illegal constructions undertaken by shopkeepers outside their permitted area several hoardings have again come up at the commercial hub Sakchi.
On Monday maximum number of hoardings and banners were removed from Shoppers Square line where several branded showrooms, medicine shops, and famous Delhi Darbar restaurant is in place.
�These hoardings pose danger to the public as they are hung without permission of civic body. The city has many huge hoardings of every sort a range of organization, from residential associations to NGOs. The drive will continue until the city is illegal hoardings free,� said JNAC officer.