Preventive measures

Delhi’s burden

Print edition : October 16, 2015

Garbage dumped in Raghubir Nagar in West Delhi. There is maldistribution of municipal services within Delhi. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The Centre’s tight control over revenue restricts Delhi’s spending on public health. The advisories to “intensify” measures to check the breeding of mosquitoes are meaningless if they are not backed by financial and executive restructuring.
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