BSS-46 DNCC fines building owners Tk 59,000 over presence of Aedes larvae

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DNCC fines building owners Tk 59,000 over presence of Aedes larvae

DHAKA, June 6, 2020 (BSS) – Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in a special combing operation realized Taka 59,000 as fine from eight building and under-construction building owners in the city today after finding larvae of Aedes mosquito in and around their establishments.

A total of 11,969 houses, installations and under construction buildings under DNCC area were inspected during the operation and Aedes mosquito larvae were found in 131 houses and establishments . Besides, 8,380 buildings were identified as favourable breeding grounds for Aedes mosquitoes.

The 10-day campaign will continue from 10am to 1pm every day except Friday and each ward has been divided into 10 sectors to conduct the drive.

During the drive, city dwellers were made aware of the mosquito menace and were advised to maintain social distancing, including wearing masks, while going outside in case of emergency.

BSS/MSH/TIT/ARS/2005 hrs