Raise awareness about seasonal diseases: Kothagudem Collector
The health officers and staff, working in agency areas, were directed to be alert against the spread of seasonal diseases for three months.
Bhadrachalam: The health officers and staff, working in agency areas, were directed to be alert against the spread of seasonal diseases for three months.
District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu participated in the Grievance Day held at the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) office in Bhadrachalam on Monday.
Later addressing the officials, the Collector told the district health officials to identify the villages with poor sanitation and motivate the villagers to keep their houses and surroundings clean.
Hanumanthu told them to make stock of all types of medicines during the season and every staff member to visit each and every house and create awareness about seasonal diseases to the people. He told the Malaria department officers to distribute mosquito nets to the villagers immediately. The staff were told to paste wall posters in villagers, explaining the precautions to be taken during this season.
The Collector received petitions and endorsed them to the officers for clearance. At district headquarters in Kothagudem, district revenue officer conducted Grievance Day and received applications from people. Tribals in large numbers attended the programme at Bhadrachalam.
Joint Collector M Ram Kishan, ITDA Project Officer Pamela Satpathy, Sub-Collector Bhavesh Mishra, trainee Collector Leela Tripati, DRDA Project Officer P Jagath Kumar Reddy, Deputy Director CH Ramurthy, Unit Officers Balaram and other officers attended the programme.