RAWALPINDI - District Health Authority (DHA) had lodged 59 FIRs and sealed seven premises on violations of anti-dengue SOPs during the last 24 hours.
According to a DHA spokesman, the health department, in collaboration with allied departments, had issued tickets to 15, notices to ten and imposed a fine of Rs 224,000 on violations of dengue SOPs during the last 24 hours.
He informed that the health officer, Dr Ehsan Ghani visited graveyards of Union Council 3, Hazara Colony and 4 Dhoke Mangtal to inspect the anti-dengue arrangements and inquired health of a dengue patient in the Hazara Colony area.
The spokesman informed that district administration had sealed Shikarpuri Sweets at Adiala Road and imposed fines on two restaurants for violating SOPs.
He further said that the district administration, in collaboration with allied departments, had sealed 172 premises, registered FIRs against 644 violators, issued Challans to 341, and a fine of Rs 11,32,500 imposed on violations of dengue SOPs since January to date.
FIRS TO BE REGISTERED AGAINST VIOLATORS OF ANTI-SMOG ACT
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) Rana Sajid Safdar on Thursday said that cases would be registered against violators of anti-Smog Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs).
The CEO said that teams of RWMC and Municipal Corporation, Rawalpindi had been constituted to control the potential threat of smog, adding garbage incinerators would be fined and FIRs lodged against them.
He warned that no one would be allowed to burn the chemicals and waste in the city.
Rana said that on the instructions of the Local Government department in Punjab, a grand cleaning operation had been started in Rawalpindi to prevent the looming smog threat this year under the title “Smog Safe Punjab”.
The CEO said to mitigate the factors behind smog, there was a need to adopt preventive measures, adding walks, seminars and lectures would also be organized, besides print, electronic and social media would also be used to create more awareness among people about smog.