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TP CEO warns of stern action if water tankers are not clean

In the wake of reported in­crease in dengue cases in Hunsur, Taluk Panchayat Chief Executive Officer C R Krishna Kumar warned of stern action against Pan­chayat Development Officers if complaints were received in connection to cleanliness of tankers and pipeline.

He was speaking at a Ta­luk level PDOs meeting on providing adequate drinking water to the public. He told the PDO’s to educate people on using water judiciously.

Taluk Panchayat in as­sociation with Public Health Department has come up with posters and he advised the PDO’s to make use of them by pasting them in eve­ry village. “Tankers must be cleaned frequently, pipelines should be maintained with­out which there are chances of water contamination” he warned.

He cautioned against wa­ter stagnation the culprit of mosquito breeding. As cas­es of dengue and liver re­lated diseases have already been reported precautionary measures should be taken to put an end to an outbreak of epidemic he added.

Health Officer Dr Keerthi Kumar explained about the precautionary measures that should be taken and re­leased posters on infectious diseases.

Senior Officers Shivanan­ju, Assistant Director Taluk Panchayat Krishnamurthy, and PDO’s from villages were present.

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