Ludhiana admn draws up plan to check malaria, dengue
In view of onset of summer season, the district administration is readying to check the spread of mosquito and water borne diseases in the district.punjab Updated: Mar 30, 2016 21:53 IST
In view of onset of summer season, the district administration is readying to check the spread of mosquito and water borne diseases in the district.
Additional deputy commissioner (development) Apneet Riyait stated make sure these diseases are checked well in advance.
The health department as well as the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) would be starting fogging from April 1onwards to check the spread of malaria, dengue, diarrhea and other vector and water borne diseases.
Riyait was chairing district-level national vector borne disease control programme and water borne monitoring committee meeting held at Bachat Bhawan, here on Wednesday.
She said joint teams of health department would take out special drives at places where the dengue cases were reported last year. Action should be taken against those keeping their surroundings dirty and register FIRs against habitual offenders, she directed to officials.
The ADC(D) also said that the administration should seek help from people also in keeping their surroundings clean.