Hyderabad: As the saying goes ''Charity begins at home'', KCR has started a cleanliness drive from his residence at Pragathi Bhavan. To prevent the spread of seasonal diseases in the city, the Minister also gave a call for mass sanitation drive after conducting a review meeting with the GHMC and Health department officials.
"Awareness should be created amongst the people on seasonal diseases. The government is implementing mass awareness drive on war footing to educate people on seasonal diseases and help them take precautionary measures," Minister said.
To prevent the viral fevers & the menace that dengue has become, request each of you to inspect your homes for stagnant water points; flower pots, air coolers and water bodies; all breeding grounds for mosquitoes
I’ve done that at my home. Please do the same and post your pics pic.twitter.com/A6PQV67jvK
— KTR (@KTRTRS) September 10, 2019
The Minister who called for citizens' participation in the drive asked people to take precautions by cleaning water tanks, sumps, water drums, coolers, and other water storage equipment in their houses.
"The GHMC is taking care of sanitation in public spaces, and at the same time, every citizen should take care of cleanliness in and around their houses. Domestic sanitation is essential in eradicating seasonal diseases," KTR added