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VFS launches dengue awareness campaign

Kolkata, Aug 09 (UNI) Village financial Services Ltd (VFS), one of the leading NBFC MFIs, has embarked on a dengue awareness campaign by providing a safer and healthier environment in its
operational areas.
In a release here on Thursday, VFS said to begin with at Shyamnagar Branch in Bengal, they have celebrated their foundation day by spreading awareness on dengue in rural areas, where around 500 participants were present.
VFS has distributed bleaching powder at different dengue-infected areas and deliberated upon the causes, possible breeding sites of mosquito and home remedies for its prevention.
The villagers were briefed about the cause of dengue, preventive methods and the role of the denizens in preventing the disease, the release said adding it was insisted that the villagers should wash water tanks periodically and remove stagnant water anywhere to prevent mosquito breeding.
It was also insisted that the participants further spread dengue awareness among the family members and others.
With this VFS is planning to vouch for remedial action to combat dengue through its 215 branches spread across ten states in the coming days.
VFS, one of the leading NBFC MFIs, provides micro-credit services in around 66 districts in the Eastern, North Eastern and central parts of the country, including Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, MP &
Chhattisgarh.
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22 Jan 2019 | 2:24 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jan 22 (UNI) Water situation in Marathwada is alarming with only 1,076 water tankers quenching the thirst of over 17 lakh people in six districts of the Marathwada region.

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Boat Tragedy: The death toll in yesterday's Boat capsize rose to 12 with recovery of 4 more bodies from Sea

22 Jan 2019 | 2:21 PM

Karwar, Karnataka, Jan 22(UNI) The death toll in yesterday's boat tragedy off Karwar coast in Karnataka rose to 12 with recovery of four more bodies, a toddler, two men and a woman, found by Indian Navy, Coast Guard on Tuesday.

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Raghubar Das tables Budget for the year 2019-20 worth Rs 85,429 cr

Raghubar Das tables Budget for the year 2019-20 worth Rs 85,429 cr

22 Jan 2019 | 2:20 PM

Ranchi, Jan 22 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das who also holds the finance portfolio today tabled in the assembly annual budget for the state for the year 2019-20 worth Rs 85,429 crore.

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NSHM hosts "Inspire the Champion in You Series" in Kolkata campus

22 Jan 2019 | 2:18 PM

Kolkata, Jan 22 (UNI) NSHM Knowledge Campus, today organised "Inspire the Champion in you" 2019 at its Kolkata campus wherein the students got access to gaining a wide gamut of knowledge from eminent guests who motivated them with their inspirational speech.

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PM to interact with students, parents on exam stress, thanks 'Kashi vasi' for hosting PBD

22 Jan 2019 | 2:17 PM

Varanasi, Jan 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that he will undertake a marathon interactive programme with lakhs of students, their parents and academicians through video conferencing programme on January 29 - next Tuesday.

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