Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) In consonance with directions of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Health and family welfare Minister Chetan Singh Jauramajra has directed all the civil surgeons to make coordinated efforts and stressed on awareness among community regarding dengue prevention.
Minister asked civil surgeons to make arrangements of special dengue wards, step up fogging in rural as well urban areas and to enhance manpower for larvae checking. He said that Bhagwant mann led Punjab government has taken concrete steps against rising cases of dengue. He said that though dengue case load is very low as compared to last year but still there should be no laxity in terms of efforts being put in to control dengue.
Health Minister stated that Punjab government is making all-out efforts to control dengue and trying its best to provide a safe environment to its citizens. He appealed the people to keep their houses and surroundings clean to avoid spread of dengue virus. He said the health department is coordinating with other line departments such as school education, rural development,local body department to control the dengue virus.