Multiple strategies being worked out to control dog menace: Dy CM

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that to control stray dog population, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is in process of developing one more facility at Tengpora Srinagar with a capacity of 60 surgeries per day.
Dr. Singh informed that Jammu Municipal Corporation has started sterilization/ immunization programme since December 22, 2014 whereby 4-10 dogs are sterilized daily.
The Deputy Chief Minister informed that in order to reduce the multiplication rate of street dogs, which mainly depend on non vegetable energy rich food, JMC/SMC and other allied departments are trying to put in place an efficient garbage management system.Dr. Singh also informed that the Government is taking all measures to ensure safety of human beings from stray dogs. He said that Health Department is running anti-rabies clinics where vaccines are being provided 24×7 to dog bite patients free of cost.

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