South MCD notices over mosquitoes breeding

South MCD notices over mosquitoes breeding

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has issued notices to 11 educational institutions including private schools after finding conditions conducive for breeding of Aedes mosquitoes which cause dengue.

As a part of its prohramme for the prevention and control of vector borne diseases like dengue, the South Corporation inspected about 26 educational institutions in the past couple of days.

The Chairman of South Delhi Municipal Corporation Shailender Singh, the supervisory staff and dengue breeding checkers (DBCs) inspected various public schools under the limits of the civic agency.

"The DBCs along with supervisory staff thoroughly checked the premises to find out breeding of Aedes mosquitoes. On finding breeding at Blue Bells International School Greater Kailash, DAV Public School Kailash Hills, GLT Sarswati Bal Mandir Nehru Nagar, Deshbandhu College, Kalka Public School Alaknanda, St. George Public School Alaknanda, Delhi Public School Sunder Nagar, Mothers International school opp. ITI, Vasant Vellay school Vasant Kunj, NK Bagrodia school Sector-IV Dwarka and Queen Valley school Sector-VIII Dwarka their authorities were issued notices by the SDMC’s Public Health Department," said the civic agency.

Singh has instructed the public health department to treat all breeding points in the schools on priority basis. The department said that it has already treated "all places where breeding was detected".

The chairman of South Corporation has asked the public health department to eliminate breeding of mosquitoes in the localities and offices including educational institutions.

The department has been organising 'Reorientation Training Programme' for field workers, supervisory staff, malaria inspectors and DBCs in all the four zones under the South Corporation.

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