Abul Fazal Enclave shopkeepers face music for these reasons
Shopkeepers in Jamia Nagar who keep their surroundings dirty have to be careful after some shops have faced music for mosquito breeding and poor upkeep of their surroundings. A resident of Abul Fazal Enclave Pasha said in the last few days several shops were issued challan for mosquito breeding and poor upkeep of their areas.
He said it is a good sign and action should be taken against others too by the MCD. With dengue cases on rise in the area and Delhi, MCD is issue challans over waterlogging leading to mosquito breeding.
Abul Fazal Enclave RWA member According to IE July 2022 report, a senior MCD official said fines for mosquito breeding had not been revised since 2017 by the civic body, and this year the erstwhile South MCD had made some revisions.
“We have now also made parity after these changes with these rates being applicable across Delhi. The revision in fines has been done to ensure that people follow the norms and do not let mosquito breeding take place at their premises,” he said.
“A construction company in South Delhi has been issued a fine of Rs 1 lakh. This action was taken by the corporation when a large number of mosquitoes were found breeding at the construction site and no action was taken regarding their prevention and destruction,” he said.