Panaji: December 14, 2016 …. The Captain of Ports Department through the Director, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme under Directorate of Health Services has informed that it is mandatory for screening of all labourers, crew members working on the jetties, boats, vessels through the local Health Office. Further, it should be ensure that the tyres use on the boats, vessels as fenders are punctured to prevent stagnation of water which is potential site breeding.
Therefore all owners, masters of the barges, jetties, shipyards, drydocks, passenger launches, ferry boats, tindels of fishing trawlers and operators of the mechanized and non mechanized craft including the tourist boats etc. plying, located in the inland waters of Goa are hereby directed to ensure the compliance of the above directives.