A fine of ₹1 lakh was imposed on construction company PNSC, which is carrying out work at a site near IIT Delhi, with officials saying a large number of mosquitoes were breeding there.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) announced on Sunday that it had imposed fines ranging from ₹5,000 up to ₹1 lakh on construction sites in Delhi as part of its ongoing anti-larval campaign after sites were found to be taking insufficient measures to control mosquito breeding, city officials said on Sunday.
A fine of ₹1 lakh was imposed on construction company PNSC, which is carrying out work at a site near IIT Delhi, with officials saying a large number of mosquitoes were breeding there. “A team of officials from the MCD’s public health department have undertaken anti-larval measures and destroyed all mosquito breeding sites,” an MCD official said.
Other locations where violations have been detected include two construction sites in Karkardooma, one in Khichdipur and one site in Dwarka.
“One company, SAM Buildwell, has been fined ₹50,000 in Karkardooma; ₹10,000 was slapped on Abhilasha Enterprises for construction at LBS Hospital in Khichdipur, ₹10,000 on the NCC for another construction in Karkardooma and a fine of ₹5,000 were levied for mosquito breeding at Venkateshwar Hospital construction site in Dwarka Sector 18A,” the MCD said on Sunday.
The MCD said that to curb the spread of vector-borne diseases, people should take preventive measures, especially during the monsoon, by regularly checking probable places in their homes or localities where mosquito breeding risks are high. .
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