Vector Control
News  /  Published 04.03.22

New Town vacant plot owners to get notice for not starting work

Keeping construction work pending on plots in New Town will invite a notice from the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA). The New Town authorities are mulling to send notices to builders as...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 16.12.21

NKDA steps up dengue drive at building sites in New Town

Howrah: Five shops in Uluberia’s Kalsapa Market were gutted after a fire broke out in one of them on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The shop where the fire originated has been lying shut for ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkatans express woes they want the municipal corporation to address

Elections come and go. Little changes in between.  Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is tasked with maintaining roads and street lights, supplying drinking water and providing drainage and hea...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Pointers to maintain your rooftop garden during dengue season in Kolkata

Secretary of Bidhannagar Horticultural Society Arijit Poddar provided a few pointers on maintaining gardens in dengue season. “If you have unused pots, keep them upturned; if you have a Lily pon...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 23.11.21

Jump in dengue cases in and around Salt Lake over past week

Health department officials said intensive intervention by entering houses and apartments was the need of the hour. Pranay Kumar Ray, a member of the BMC's board of administrators, said they had ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 13.11.21

Bidhannagar civic body to seek police aid in dengue drive

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will seek the help of cops if their teams face resistance from residents in allowing them to enter their houses during a door-to-door campaign to identify if people h...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Dengue on the rise in and around Salt Lake

The number of people testing positive for dengue has been rising across parts of Salt Lake, Bangur, Lake Town, Dum Dum and Baguiati over the past few weeks. People have tested positive for dengue in ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.20

Multi-pronged war on sting-borne diseases

Various government departments will launch a coordinated fight against the vector menace this year before the onset of the rainy season.The state health department is planning to constitute a joint ta...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.04.20

State wakes up to sting risk

The state health department has sprung into action to control vector-borne diseases even as it continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.State mission director of National Health Mission, S...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Mayor’s dengue diktat

Mayor Sovan Chatterjee has made the departmental heads, borough chairpersons and councillors of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation directly accountable for vector control, leading some public hea...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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