An awareness program on precautionary measures to avoid Dengue was held at the Velammal West today (13.12.18) The resource persons were members of unit Y-20 Animators from the Greater Chennai Corporation – Ms.Pushpa Devi, Ms.K.Aruna, Ms.R.Sathya. They explained different ways to wash hands, methods to avoid stagnation of water. The importance of source segregation of garbage into Bio-degradable and Non-biodegradable waste was elaborated.
The Swachhata MoHUA App can be downloaded on mobile phones. It was informed that if anyone found garbage bins or area that was not cleared it could be photographed and posted on this App. Steps would be taken to clear the bins within 6 hours, they assured.