Mosquito menace: AMC collects Rs 3.38L as fines
In the ongoing drive against mosquito breeding at construction sites, AMC's health teams inspected 176 construction sites across the city, out of which 76 construction sites were issued notices for breeding of mosquitoes. Fines amounting to Rs 3.38 lakh have been imposed on 38 construction sites. The Rudra Elegance site in Bodakdev was fined Rs 25,000 for breeding mosquitoes.
AMC is going all out to stem the rise of mosquito breeding. With scattered rains, the breeding of mosquitoes has increased. To prevent construction sites from spreading the menace, the civic body has launched a campaign. The health department officials inspected the sites and collected Rs 15,000 as fine from the Central Zone, Rs 48,000 from 5 construction sites in South Zone, Rs 1.10 lakh from 11 sites in South West Zone, Rs 36,000 from 11 sites in the North West Zone, Rs 35,000 from 12 construction sites in the East Zone and Rs 67,000 from seven sites in the North Zone. And 29 construction sites in the Western Zone were fined Rs 27,500 in all. The total fine collection amounted to Rs 3.38 lakh.