You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Delhi

Mosquito menace on rise, but half the posts in civic bodies lie vacant

DNDEL5931 | 6/16/2017 | Author : Vatsala Shrangi | WC :412 | Health

For over 2 years, important posts of malaria officers, domestic breeding checkers have not been filled
DNA COMMUNITY
New Delhi: Though the monsoon will bring in the onset of the mosquito menace, Delhi’s civic bodies are clearly not prepared. Sources in the public health department say that they do not have enough manpower to keep a check on the rising cases of vector-borne diseases.
Over 55 per cent of the posts including malaria officers, malaria inspectors, field workers and domestic breeding checkers (DBCs) have been lying vacant for the past two years. In other words, out of the total 755 sanctioned posts of medical officers and malaria inspectors in the North and East civic bodies, 531 have been lying vacant.
The North Corporation has 376 of the 528 posts vacant while East Corporation has 155 of the 227 posts unfilled.
The North Corpo
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Delhi

CISF may return to secure highways near Capital region
DNDEL6207 | 6/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Anvit Srivastava | WC :349

The horrific Bulandshahr incident, wherein a 13-year-old girl and her mother were dragged to a field and gang-raped for more than three hours, was yet to fade from the public memory when an even more horrendous crime took place on the

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Technical glitches mar Day 1 of admissions in DU
DNDEL6208 | 6/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :239

Despite the Delhi University (DU) staffers’ best efforts to make the process less cumbersome for undergraduate aspirants, technical glitches marred the first day of admissions on Saturday.While many students said they could not access the ad

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

‘Stand against corruption in AAP’
DNDEL6214 | 6/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :272

Getting into the ongoing standoff between Kumar Vishwas and some AAP leaders, sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra wrote an open letter to the AAP leader urging him to stand up against alleged corruption erupting in the party. Mishra, who was sacked fr
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Drunk building guard tries to rape student
DNDEL6215 | 6/25/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Advitya Bahl | WC :263

A security guard of a building in the Zeta I colony of greater Noida allegedly barged into the flat of an engineering student and tried to rape her late on Friday night. This is the second such incident reported from the area within a

Add To LightboxCalculate Price