Under the Anti Larval Action 310313 houses Visited and 567408 containers checked in NDMC area.
New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is being undertaken an intensive drive to check the rooftops, kachcha portions and premises of Government Buildings, Private Buildings, Hospitals, Electrical Sub Stations, Police Stations, Markets and Residential Colonies in all its 14 circles in New Delhi area for taking precautionary measures to check and control in preading dengue, malaria and chikungunya diseases.
During the drive as many as 310313 houses / premises have been visited and 567408 water containers have been checked out of which 1541 were found positive for larva breeding. As per the certain provisions of the NDMC Act 1994 , as many as 1498 notices and 43 challan have been issued till this week end .
NDMC anti larval action teams had visited the Lok Nayak Bhawan – Khan Market , Multi Story Building – Pandara Road , UPSC Building – Dhaulpur House , Jam Nagar House , PM House , Parliament House , Doordarshan House , White House – Bhagwan Das Road , CAT premises, Punjab House , Haryana Bhawan , Himachal Bhawan , Paryawaran Bhawan , Mausam Bhawan , IIC , IHC and Chinmay Mission .
The health department teams of NDMC have also been checked government buildings of different ministries, departments & office, hospitals and dispensaries, major parks & gardens and NDMC residential colonies areas along with many private offices, markets, commercial buildings, police stations etc. in New Delhi area.
Upto July this year, number of Dengue and Chikungunya cases has been remarkably reduced compare to the last year due to the comprehensive efforts of the health department of NDMC, till date only one case of dengue and one case of chikungunya has reported in NDMC area.
NDMC health department has directed to its cross checking team for the purpose of anti larval action to check the all vector borne diseases sensitive premises and locations. NDMC field workers are continuosly visiting the area premises to find out collection of water at the construction sites and other sensetive places.
NDMC health department team members are also focusing on the presence of overhead tanks which are without covers, rooftop waterlogging containers and open space area of rain water collection.
NDMC has issued advisory letters to Presidents and Secretaries of Residents Welfare Associations (RWAs), Markets Trader’s Associations (MTAs), SHO of Police Stations and the Executive Engineers of CPWD for carrying out the all efforts to not allow mosquito breeding in their jurisdiction area.
This year due to covid19 pandemic, instead of interactive sessions for schools students, RWAs, MTAs or other public activities for awareness, NDMC is focussing on SMS messages, calling on mobile phones, video conferencing etc.
NDMC is issuing 50000 SMS every week to residents regarding actions to be taken from their side to contain spread of mosquito breeding in their locality.