<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat launched a new application called Vector Borne Disease Control (VBDC) to cover 16 vulnerable wards identified on the basis of substantial breeding data localities on Monday. The aim was to develop a micro plan to completely eradicate the challenge of mosquitoes resulting in diseases like dengue and chikungunya.Deputy Mayor Kailash Sankla, Standing Committee Member Bhupender Gupta, Leader of House Shikha Rai, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Matiala and Commissioner Dr Puneet Kr Goel were also present at the launching event.Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat said, “It is important to visit each and every house on or before 7th day (life cycle of mosquitoes) to identify breeding sites and its destruction.” She also suggested that Dengue Breeding Checkers (DBCs) should work on Saturdays and Sundays as they could be provided an off in one of the week days.

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New app to end vector-borne diseases