Mosquito repellent activity undertaken by NKDA

New Town Kolkata Development Authority conducts routine mosquito control activity throughout the year.

Now, the campaign has been intensified by increasing the manpower manifold to increase the frequency of spraying of Larvacide and Fumigation and to create awareness among the common people to ensure 100% coverage as well as to motivate people to ensure that there is no stagnant water i.e. breeding space for mosquito within any household or housing complex.

New Town Kolkata Development Authority has adopted a broad based initiative for its Mosquito control programme. NKDA officials are deputed in separate teams to supervise and monitor spraying of larvacides along with fumigation works and also for awareness generation in order to combat vector Borne Diseases in NKDA area. The plan of action for the entire NKDA jurisdiction for control and eradication of mosquitoes has been taken up as follows:

Awareness Programme for residential complexes and non-residential sectors :- NKDA teams are interacting with residents of different housing societies and also with Commercial Housing Complexes and with non-residential sector, for the purpose of creation of awareness, 12000 leaflets have already been distributed. supervising and monitoring of spraying of larvaecide and fumigation is being done with utmost priority.

Larvacide Programme :-
For killing of mosquito at larvae stage, NKDA engaged an Agency. The larvaecide activities also intensified for the entire new town area and emphasis has been given to bring under coverage all areas where there is stagnant water i.e at campuses of different Housing Societies, Commercial Housing Complexes, market places, commercial and office building premises etc.

Special attention has been given to under construction sites by deputing special team. If stagnant water is found at the construction sites, larvicide are being sprayed by the team and then notice are being issued to the owner to take necessary action to ensure that there is no stagnant water at the construction site.

Larvaecide is also being sprayed at stagnant water in vacant plots.

Fumigation to get rid of adult mosquito:-
This Authority has intensified Fumigation activities on regular basis in entire New Town area including different Housing Societies, Residential and Commercial Housing Complexes.

Composition of a team of NKDA :
Three / four officials for awareness generation and for supervision of spraying of larvaecide and for supervision of fumigation. One for spraying of larvaecide and one for fumigation.

Composition of team to cover under construction site:
Three/ Four officials from NKDA and three personnel for spraying of larvaecide.

  • Health Clinic at Newtown Kolkata(14/11/2017 to 17/11/2017)
  • Awareness leaflet circulated by NKDA
  • NKDA Control Room Details
Phone No. 033-3505-0000
Email Id
Whatsapp No. 9831431011 8373831053

Programme Schedule

1.Time table for Mosquito Control for Upcoming days is appended below:

Event Date Event Area/Zone Event Time

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Source: New Town Kolkata, Development Authority West Bengal   |   Last Updated on: 15-11-2022   |   You are visitor counter

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