Saturday, April 13
CEC Akhoon chairs review meeting on stray dog management

CEC Akhoon chairs review meeting on stray dog management


Kargil: Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon Friday chaired a review meeting regarding stray dog management in Goma Kargil, Baroo, Minji and Poyen areas in the wake of recent stray dog attacks.

Executive Councilor, Tourism, Kacho Mohd Feroz, SSP Kargil, Shree Ram R, ADC Kargil, Suhail Ahmed, Councillor Poyen, Kargil Town, and Poyen, District Animal Husbandry Officer, District Wildlife Officer, Executive Officer Municipal Committee besides other concerned officers were present during the meeting.

Detailed discussions were held on the concerns raised by the Councilors regarding the increasing feral dog attacks in their respective constituencies. CEC Dr Jaffer directed the District Animal Husbandry Officer to identify the wild dogs and start catching them immediately.

The CEC also assured that the incentive on the catchment of a dog will be increased from 200 per dog to 500 up to the end of March of this year.

He directed the District Wildlife Officer to use tranquilizers to unconscious the dogs and deport them to the rehabilitation center of the Municipal Committee. The CEC also directed CMO Kargil to keep the team ready in case of any emergency.

CEC Dr Jaffer also directed the Sheep Husbandry Officer to send immediate medicines for the treatment of livestock who were attacked by stray dogs.

He also directed SSP Kargil and ADC Kargil to monitor the situation. He directed the Animal Husbandry Officer to furnish the report within a week.

He further directed all the concerned departments to work in coordination for effective implementation of plan at ground level.

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