For this, the MCD officials have been sending Domestic Breeding Checkers to every household in the city.
The court asked the DDA to examine a suggestion to make the installation of mosquito nets in buildings mandatory and sought its stand on the same.
The decision was taken at a council meeting of the civic body, which also decided to enhance the penalty imposed on the violators mosquito-borne diseases breeding prevention and control activities.
“We took penal action against the owners/caretakers of the premises for allowing mosquito-breeding,” said a senior civic official.
Councillors and locals have urged the civic body to procure enough repellent as puddles of stagnant rain water on damaged roads and vacant plots have turned breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Mosquito eradication has been hampered due to lack of manpower and larvicide oil.
A detailed report will be prepared and submitted to the Kochi Corporation on the methods and strategies to be used to control the breeding of larvae.
A recent corporation report on the impact of the pilot operation has shown that it has reduced mosquito breeding by nearly 90%, the official added.
The VCRC representatives will visit various places under the corporation limits after holding preliminary discussions with the Kochi mayor.
It has been at least two months since the withdrawal of northeast monsoon, but several open spaces and vacant plots in ward 7 of Mangadu municipality still have stagnant rainwater.
Residents of Perungudi say most of these are private lands and it is not uncommon to see snakes during rains
A fake mosquito repellent incense stick manufacturing unit here at Tarinigada was busted and its owner Rabindra Nayak of Tarashai village arrested by local police on Saturday.
After 30 years, Kochi corporation and Vector Control Research Unit (VCRU) will jointly work to control rising mosquito menace in city.
The shopkeepers and autorickshaw drivers of the area said there has been a decrease in the mosquito population in the area ever since Jacob started his intervention.
Bench comprising, Justices Pushpa Sathyanarayana and P Velmurugan, ordered an interim stay against the implementation of the decision.