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Coimbatore

ACC Cements fined Rs.3 lakh following dengue inspection drive at premises

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The district administration today imposed a fine of Rs.three lakh to the ACC management in Madukkarai on the outskirts, for violating dengue regulations in the staff quarters.

During inspection meant to identify the mosquito breeding spots, water was found stagnating around the quarters and also the place was not kept clean, official sources said.

Besides imposing a fine of Rs.three lakh, the administration also issued stern warning of taking serious action, if the situation continued, they said.

Meanwhile, during a review meeting, the district collector, T N Hariharan said that the administration was taking steps to prevent spread of the mosquitoes on war footing.

Seeking public cooperation, he asked the residents to make it a point to clean sumps and tanks storing water on Saturdays and Sundays, so that there was no no possibility of larvaes breeding.

To facilitate the cleaning, it was decided to release drinking water only in the afternoon on these days.

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