Asks to ramp up precautionary measures
RAJOURI: In continuation with a series of activities being organised across the country under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today flagged off an awareness rally to mark the National Day for prevention of Dengue.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr Abdul Hamid Zarger, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Anees Altaf Nabi and DTO were present at the event.
Addressing the event, the Deputy Commissioner said that the rally has been organised to educate the masses about protecting themselves from dengue.
The DC said that the District Administration and Health Department were making all out efforts to contain the spread of dengue in the urban as well as rural areas.
Highlighting the role of the public in prevention of vector disease, he sought active cooperation from the people in following preventive measures.
The DC urged the people to protect themselves from dengue by keeping their surroundings clean and not letting the water stagnate.
He also asked the officers to ramp up anti-dengue efforts and leave no stone unturned to intensify steps against dengue vis-a-vis making people aware of the disease across the district.