IEP Chandigarh, April 1
Taking another step towards curbing the stray dog menace in Chandigarh, Sh. Anup Gupta, city Mayor today flagged off two dog catching vehicles at MCC office premises in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh and other concerned officers of MCC.With the addition of two dog catching vans to pick dogs for sterilisation and immunisation and to give them proper medical treatment in the Animal Birth Control Centre of MCC.A sector wise plan has been drawn up so that the staff of CAWA, the NGO appointed for ABC programme, will catch the non-sterilized dogs and sterilise them in order to control the rising population of dogs in the city and in the larger public interest.Ms Anindita Mitra, Commissioner Municipal Corporation added that it has been decided that when the NGO starts working in a particular sector/area, they shall continue to do so till they have sterilised the entire female population of the sector/area. It has also been decided that this entire schedule shall be executed under intimation to and with the cooperation of the RWAs.
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