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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 &
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