Fourth round of sanitisation drive ends in 898 villages

Fourth round of sanitisation drive ends in 898 villages

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, April 6

With the spraying of over 1 lakh litres of sodium hypochlorite in 898 villages of the district, the Rural Development and Panchayat Department has completed four rounds of sanitisation campaign in the villages.

About the drive

  • District Development and Panchayat Officer Iqbal Jit Singh said during the special drive, 2.16 lakh households in villages were being sanitised. All 898 villages falling in the district had to be sanitised 10 times to check the spread of Covid-19, he said.

District Development and Panchayat Officer (DDPO) Iqbal Jit Singh said the drive was going on in full swing in all villages. He said teams of the department were conducting the special drive during which 2.16 lakh households of the villages were being sanitised. Iqbal Jit Singh said under the campaign, all 898 villages falling in the district had to be sanitised 10 times to check the spread of Covid.

The District Development and Panchayat officer said one lakh litres of sodium hypochlorite had been already sprayed in the villages after multiplying it 10 times by dissolving in water.

He said 1,760 teams had been constituted by the administration to carry out the work efficaciously. Regular monitoring of the work was being done to ensure that it was completed in a stipulated period and a professional manner.

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