RU launches cleanliness drive to check dengue


Rajshahi University (RU) authorities on Sunday launched a massive cleanliness drive in the campus to check dengue outbreak, reports BSS. 

Vice-chancellor (In-Charge) Prof Chowdhury Jakaria accompanied by his office colleagues and others concerned inaugurated the campaign through a brief meeting in front of the administrative building.

The RU VC asked all his office colleagues and others concerned to keep their respective office and office premises clean. “We should always keep our respective catchment areas neat and clean,” Prof Jakaria said.

He said through this campaign, the campus dwellers will be motivated and inspired to make their respective surrounding areas clean and destroy the mosquito breeding places within the campus.

RU Chief Medical Officer Dr Tabibur Rahman Sheikh highlighted the importance of cleanliness to prevent the deadly mosquito-borne disease. Among others, Pro-Vice-chancellor Professor Ananda Kumar Shaha, Treasurer Prof Mustafizur Rahman Al Arif, Registrar Prof Abdul Bari, Students Adviser Prof Laila Arjuman Banu and Proctor Prof Lutfor Rahman, were present on the occasion.