Strict implementation of anti-dengue plan directed

F.P. Report
MARDAN: Commissioner Yousaf Rahim on Thursday directed district administrations of Mardan and Swabi to ensure strict implementation of the dengue action plan of the provincial government to prevent dengue fever. He emphasized on the need for administrative and revenue officers to set monthly targets for achieving government revenue and to make effective strategies to achieve these targets.
He was addressing the monthly performance review/revenue meeting in his office. Additional Commissioner Naeem Akhtar, DC Mardan Abdur Rehman, DC Swabi Gohar Khan, Additional Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and AACs of both districts participated in the meeting. Deputy Commissioners Mardan and Swabi gave a detailed briefing to the meeting about the various government targets in both the districts, the data of the achievement of the government revenue, the implementation of the tasks referred by the provincial government and the performance of the administrative officers.
Addressing the meeting, Commissioner Mardan Division Yousaf Rahim directed the administrative officers to keep a close watch on the prices of essential commodities and take full action against the elements responsible for artificial inflation. He directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure the implementation of the action plan regarding dengue fever in both districts and to monitor the implementation of the SOPs formulated in this regard so that the disease does not become an epidemic.
Commissioner also emphasized on effective awareness campaign about dengue. He issued necessary instructions for timely payment of financial compensation to the heirs and injured persons of those who died in various accidents during the monsoon rains.
The meeting was briefed about the activities going on from the platform of Reading Club and it was told that on the occasion of Independence Day, speech contests were conducted between students of schools in Mardan and Swabi and cash prizes were given to the position holders given while more activities are planned from the Reading Club platform after the opening of schools and colleges.
Commissioner Mardan appreciated the performance of the Reading Club so far and directed that the Reading Club can play an important role in bringing the youth back to book reading and populating the libraries. He directed that in this regard, Mardan and Swabi. The services of scholars and writers should be utilized.