AIIMS, Safdurjung, and 2 more hospitals have been issued challans by NDMC for dengue mosquito breeding at their premise
After receiving an initial warning in the form of a notice earlier, The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has now served AIIMS and 3 more hospital with a challan on dengue mosquito breeding at their premise. The other hospitals in this legal ambit include, Safdrujung, RML, and Lady Hardinge Hospital. Besides, various government offices, and schools have also been served a challan in Delhi.
The NDMC is reported to have issued a total of 115 challans this season for mosquito breeding inside institutions and households and served 2,700 notices, as confirmed by PTI.
“During the inspection, if the premises are tested positive for mosquito breeding, they are issued notices. But if no improvement is found in the hygiene conditions during the next inspection, the defaulters are issued challans,” the official said.
Last week, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) had also issued 80 challans to government and educational institutions in the city, including JNU, DDA, DTC and PWD, for breeding of mosquitoes in their premises.
The Ministries of Finance and Home Affairs, Bihar Bhawan, Sikkim Bhawan and Uttarakhand Bhawan have been issued challans by the council for mosquitogenic conditions on their premises.
The council staff has also detected heavy mosquito- breeding conditions in five embassies, namely, Ghana, Ethiopia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Czech Republic, but no challans have been issued to them.
The other three institutions which have been issued challans are Mount Caramel School, the National Building Construction Corporation Limited and India Islamic Cultural Centre.