RCC takes massive steps to prevent dengue

RAJSHAHI, Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has taken massive steps of cleaning all possible breeding grounds of Aedes mosquito to prevent any outbreak of dengue in the city.

City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton today revealed this while addressing a meeting at the Nagar Bhaban conference hall in observance of the nationwide mosquito elimination and cleanliness week.

He said the city corporation health workers and others concerned are making people aware of dengue fever going to their doorsteps.

He also urged the citizens to become more cautious to protect themselves from the dengue infection.

The city corporation has launched a weeklong mosquito control and cleanliness drive at its various places aiming at making it free from the dengue infection.

In the drive, all possible mosquito breeding places such as drains, bushes and landfills of mosquito are being destroyed.

Liton said the city corporation is conducting special crush programmes for mosquito control and cleanliness.

In phases, all the major installations and institutions will be brought under the programme.

Pannel Mayors Shariful Islam, Rajab Ali and Tahera Begum, Chief Executive Officer Shawgatul Alam, Deputy Managing Diretor of Rajshahi WASA Tuhinur Alam and Executive Engineer of Department of Public Health Engieering Md Rokonuzzaman were present at the meeting.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)