DCO Noorul Amin directed the departments concerned to adopt solid measures to control breeding of dengue larva in the district.

He was presiding over a meeting here on Saturday to review preparedness for anti-dengue measures in the coming season.

He directed finalisation of all arrangements to combat the menace. He said that entire spray machines and other equipment should properly be checked and certificate to the effect of operational of machines and availability of medicines in sufficient quality should be ensured to the district administration.

He emphasized upon chalking out elaborated awareness plan for social mobilization. He was confident that dengue issue could only be overcome with the active participants of the community.

He advised the TMA officers, health and environment departments to mobilise their efforts for checking the dengue larva at graveyards, junkyards, plant nurseries, tire shops, under constructed buildings and other possible sites of the dengue larva breeding. 

Speaking on the occasion, MNA Mian Abdul Manan said that there was dire need of comprehensive planning and preparedness for controlling the dengue problems.