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Chittoor Dist Collector directs officials to take up sanitation works across district to prevent fevers

Chittoor, Sep 12 (UNI) District Collector Bharat Narayan Gupta on Thursday directed MPDOs, MROs and Medical Officers of all mandals to take up sanitation works across the district to prevent spreading of fevers like Chicken Gunya, Dengue in the rainy season.
This rainy season is favourable for these fevers and also warned them if any case in any mandal registered regarding these fevers, the concerned Medical Officer, Panchayat Secretary and Special Officer are responsible for it.
During video conference with the officials concerned from Collectorate here, Gupta wanted the Revenue, Municipal and Health Department officials to create awareness on keeping premises of habitations clean avoiding water lagging nearby on war foot basis which gives scope to not spreading of these fevers in rainy season in rural areas as there are registering many cases in recent times.
Coming to Swatch Sarvekshan in view of making district plastic free, he urged the Revenue and Health Departments officials of all mandals to observe ‘Swatch Sarvekshan’ an awareness program in avoiding using plastic and its perils to the public from Sep 17 to 27 of this month through school, college students, SHGs, NCC, NSS and Panchayat staff in villages.
For the successful implementation of Central and State Government schemes, Gupta wanted the RTA officials to coordinate with Village Volunteers to complete the verification process of Taxi and Auto drivers details in the rural areas who will get Rs 10,000 financial aid from State Government which will start from October 2 and also to complete records verification of eligible farmers regarding ‘Rythu Bharosa’ scheme for which he sought the VROs and Agriculture Department officials to work on tandem.
Later, he visited Katta Kinda Palli Harijanawada along with officials to study the sanitation situation in the area.
Trainee Collector Prudhvi Tej, Joint Collector-2 Chandramouli, DRO Vijay Chandar, DMHO Ramagiddaiah and other officials were present.
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