• search

Mumbai: BMC kills over 2 lakh rats in 6 months

Subscribe to Oneindia News
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    Mumbai, July 19: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai has killed over 2 lakh rats in six months in order to curb rats population in the city. While the operation was carried out in the eastern and western suburbs by appointed NGOs, the BMC's rat killers completed the task in the island city.

    Mumbai: BMC kills over 2 lakh rodents in 6 months

    Speaking to ANI, R.A Naringrekar, Insecticide Officer, BMC said,''In last 6 months, BMC has killed 2,27000 rats, we added a new program, Night rat killing where we give chance to unemployed people to work. In monsoon leptospirosis spreads due waterlogging, to curb it we are speeding up the process.''

    The civic body has also appealed to residents to keep their premises clean, fill burrows around their households and in their premises as soon as possible, install rat guards on pipelines in building premises, etc.

    For Breaking News from Oneindia
    Get instant news updates throughout the day.

    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more