Student of Centre for Public Health, Panjab University (PU) Chandigarh today
conducted extensive Anti Dengue drive in and around PU campus.
The students Student of Centre for Public Health, PU had joined the Anti Dengue
Drive with Chandigarh Administration on 23 October and conducted door to door survey
to check the presence of Dengue mosquito or their larva in various parts of City.
Today’ drive was conducted under the supervision of Anti Malaria Officer of
Chandigarh Administration Dr Gaurav Aggarwal.
Dr Kiranjit Kaur, Dr Shalu Gaugna, Dr Saurav, Dr Kriti Sood, Dr Anita, Dr Navpreet,
Dr Davinder, Dr Alampreet, Riddhi Gohil, Mandeep Singh, Sukhjeet Singh from Centre
for Public Health, PU were part of Anti Dengue Drive team. They didn’t left any
stone unturned in checking and controlling the breeding of dengue mosquitoes. North
as well as south campus of university was covered including the construction sites.
Residence of all official, staff as well as servant quarters were also checked. In
their presence they ensured cleaning of coolers, vases, pots, water containers.
Efforts of the team were appreciated by the residents and full cooperation was
rendered to the students. Some hidden breeding sites were identified in the open
field and proper measures were taken.
Dr Suman Mor, Coordinator of Centre for Public Health, PU, emphasised on need of
conducting such kind of drives to sensitise the community about public health issues
and making them understanding their role and responsibilities in controlling them.
She also appreciated the day and night efforts being made by Chandigarh
Administration for the safety and wellbeing of citizens of Chandigarh.