Mangalore, May 20: Three teams have been formed by MCC commissioner Ajith Hegde, Mayor Mahabala Maarla and the MCC officials recently with regard to controlling the spread of diseases ahead of monsoons. Teams have been formed for Mangalore Central, Mangalore South and Suratkal.
The team will carry out inspections in hotels, restaurants and roadside stalls, to maintain cleanliness and hygiene so as to control the spread of diseases like malaria. Accordingly, on Tuesday May 20, a team led by MCC health officer carried out a raid in various hotels and restaurants in the city.
Raides were conducted in various hotels including Hotel Vrindavan, Hotel Sri Ganesh, Hotel Swagath, Jain Restaurant, Hotel Bombay Lucky and Hotel Aradhana by the team comprising about six officials. Among these hotels, the trade license of Hotel Vrindavan was seized for violation of norms. Jain Restaurant was found to have counters selling groceries inside, and officials urged the owner to maintain it either as a hotel or a grocery shop.
Except Hotel Swagath, all other hotels received notices. The officials urged the hotel managements to follow the norms mentioned in the notice, failing which the hotels would be sealed within 10 days.
Health officer Manjayyya Shetty, environment engineer Madhu, health inspectors Ramu, Yashwanth, Sushanth and Nirmala were a part of the raid operation.