Velammal Main School, Mogappair campus, Middle school compartment hosted a Dengue awareness programme on 10 th November, 2018 to bring in the effective ways of preventing Dengue & the objective to safeguard the children from Aedes mosquitoes. The guest of honour Dr. S. Krishnamoorthy, Senior Consultant, General Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Vanagaram,vividly explained the facts about Aedes, symptoms and steps to arrest Dengue. He emphasised the importance of cleanliness to prevent the outbreak of Dengue. He also spoke about the breeding places of mosquitoes. He also suggested measures to be taken at home and asked the students to inform the parents and neighbours on the necessity of keeping the surroundings clean. The session was lively and informative.