The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has conducted a joint inspection drive with the joint directors of health services, Kamrup (M) and National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Assam.
The inspection drive has been conducted at hotels, restaurants, health premises and other commercial trade premises in Bamunimaidam Railway Colony. The inspection team also created awareness on cleanliness and the source reduction activities for vector control.
According to an official of GMC, the team inspected the trade licenses of all the trade premises. “We have inspected all the trade premises other than hotels and restaurants,” the official said.
The official further informed that nine notices have been issued to those health premises which were found to be unhygienic and action will be taken against them.
The inspection team was also accompanied by GMC flying squads which cleaned any garbage and littering around the area immediately.
The GMC official also said that awareness have also been created on source reduction for dengue.