Jamshedpur, July 6: Interact Club of Kerala Samajam Model School (KSMS) visited a slum to spread environmental awareness. Slum dwellers in Sakchi received tips on hygiene and cleanliness from interact club members of the school.
Interactors met nearby slum dwellers, usually vulnerable to dengue and malaria in monsoon because of unhygienic living conditions, made them aware about the importance of keeping homes and surroundings clean and dry to keep vector-borne diseases away. As part of their annual monsoon programme around 25 interactors of KSMS Interact club also distributed mosquito coils and bleaching powder, to around 35 houses hold in the slums.
Interactors also sprinkled bleaching powder on drains, manholes which are breeding ground of mosquitoes and flies in the monsoon.
The students visited the area under the proper guidance of schoolís principal Nandini Shukla and the Interact club moderators Mrs. Sudha Singh and Mrs. Pushpa Ojha.