The awareness campaign on Dengue fever and the mosquito control measures was organized by Centre for Social Activities of Kristu Jayanti College in association with Primary Health Center K. Narayanapura on 23rd July, 2016 at Hegde Nagar.
CSA volunteers gathered near Hegde Nagar at around 2.00 PM and were divided into 15 groups. Mr. Amarnath representative from PHC K. Narayanapura explained about the Aedis Mosquito and showed the "Larva" which emerges from the egg of Aedis Mosquito. The campaign was led by staff coordinators Mr.Manjunath S, Mr Chandrashekarand, Mr. Ragavendra Babu , Dr.A J Excelce.
Around 270 CSA volunteers covered 825 households. The volunteers were successful in spreading awareness about the growing habitats of dengue around. People were informed about the preventive measures and were encouraged to adopt repellant methods to fight against such viral diseases. A survey was also done to count the no whether larva was found in the tanks. . This campaign will help to instill the values of civic sense and societal commitment among students.