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Dimapur DTF holds meet on malaria elimination

Dimapur, February 18: The District Task Force Dimapur held a meeting on malaria elimination on February 17 in the DC’s conference hall under the chairmanship of DC Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi, IAS.
Dr Imtiwabong, DPO, NVBDCP Dimapur presented the Report of Malaria Case in 2019 which was reviewed by the members.
In the meeting, the members resolved to continue conducting social works to involve the stakeholders. Co-ordination meetings with allied departments such as the PWD (R&B), PHED, DMC, NH, and Swatch Bharat Mission were proposed. The members also resolved to continue the distribution of larvivorous fish.
Kikolol Khieya, Assistant Director, UVBDS Dimapur was given the responsibility to find out areas of ponds in and around Dimapur to control mosquito breeding areas. The IT Section under DMC was given the responsibility to sketch out maps of drainage for Dimapur municipal area.
The members also resolved to seek financial assistance from Swatch Bharat Mission to clean the drains, ponds, and stagnant waters in Dimapur.
(Page News Service)