Process on to get 50 fogging machines for villages in Patiala district

Process on to get 50 fogging machines for villages in Patiala district

While cases of dengue have crossed 500 in Patiala, the District Development and Panchayat Office is procuring fogging machines to tackle the problem in rural areas. Photo for representation only.

Patiala, October 27

While cases of dengue have crossed 500 in Patiala, the District Development and Panchayat Office is procuring fogging machines to tackle the problem in rural areas.

The procurement is being done for the rural areas in the district for the first time. As of now, the district has recorded over 530 cases of dengue with half of these having been reported from rural areas.

DDPO Surinder Singh Dhillon today said, “As per direction of the Deputy Commissioner, five fogging machines have to be provided to each block of the district. The process for the same is going on. These will be used in villages from where cases are being reported.” — TNS

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