February 20, 2019
KM C to launch drive against vector-borne diseases from Feb 21
From February 21, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will start a drive against vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue. It will continue till June.
The Health Department of the civic body has made a detailed list of the disease-prone areas in its jurisdiction, which comprises 144 wards. The drive will be conducted in the dry season so that outbreaks can be prevented during the monsoon.
Besides the Health Department, officials of the Solid Waste Management, Engineering, Project Management Unit and Building Departments, and the State Public Health Engineering Department, will take part in the drive.
Source: The Statesman