Shelters full, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s drive against stray cattle slows

Times of India | 2 months ago | 29-09-2022 | 06:41 am

Shelters full, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s drive against stray cattle slows

AHMEDABAD: The city civic body's cattle nuisance control department (CNCD) has slowed down on impounding stray cattle from city roads as two animal shelters are now full. At the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) health and solid waste management committee's meeting on Wednesday, officials admitted that their teams are now impounding about 50 heads of stray cattle a day, about half the number from earlier. Prakash Gurjar, deputy chairman of the health and solid waste management committee, said that the AMC's Danilimda shelter has around 3,300 heads of stray cattle while the Bakrol shelter has around 1,500 animals. Both facilities are full now. We are in the process of setting up new shelters but that will take time. Impounding of stray animals has been affected due to this," Gurjar said. The committee members said that they had slowed down on impounding stray cattle for a while as they were concerned about the spead of the lumpy skin disease (LSD) virus. At the meeting, it was also decided that food inspectors will have to sit at zonal offices and their jurisdictions will be those zones only.

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