GHMC to spend Rs 1,500 o each stray for vaccination, contraception operations

HYDERABAD: The GHMC has determined to spend Rs 1,500 on each stray canine for vaccination and contraception operations. The company estimates that town has 5 lakh strays, and should spend Rs 750 crore for the aim.

After implementing a pilot mission pertaining to Animal Delivery Management (ABC) & Anti Rabies Vaccination (ARV) programmes in 5 wards, the GHMC has determined to increase it citywide. Following the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and Animal Delivery Management (Canine) Guidelines 2001, the civic physique has shortlisted 5 animal welfare organisations (AWOs) to sterilise concerning the strays over a interval of 1 12 months.


In response to extremely positioned sources, the AWOs will catch the strays, implement the ABC and ARV programmes and euthanise incurably in poor health, ferocious and mortally wounded canine as identified by certified veterinarians. Euthanisia will observe the Animal Delivery Management (Canine) Guidelines, 2001 below the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and Animal Delivery Management (Canine) bye legal guidelines of the GHMC 2009.

The AWOs ought to interact veterinary docs or surgeons with a minimal of two years expertise in ABC/AR programmes. After the operation, the companies will go away the canine in the identical areas from the place they had been picked up. One ear of those canine shall be clipped for simple identification.


The earlier price was Rs 320 for every contraception operation.

A senior GHMC official stated that the civic physique requested the AWOs to offer hygienic meals and ample clear water within the animal care centres and guarantee cleanliness and hygiene. He stated companies ought to deworm all canine caught for ABC-cum-ARV programme.

“To make sure security, GHMC requested that the pregnant canine wouldn’t be operated upon and puppies and grownup canine shall be housed in separate kennels.

The official stated GHMC would use a world positioning system to observe the motion of animal-catching automobiles.


He stated that to be able to preserve transparency,  a cellular ABC app shall be developed by GHMC and this ought to be used on the time of catching to file particulars. “As soon as the app is be practical, it will likely be utilized by AWOs for importing the images, for making fee of Rs 1,500 per sterilised canine,” he added.

Town has animal care centres at Fathullaguda, Chudi Bazaar, Patelnagar and Mahadevpura. All operations shall be carried out in these centres and GHMC has accorded permission for the extension of care centres in Fathullaguda for rescue operations.


Round 90,000 contraception operations had been performed in 2014-15 60,000  in 2015-16, 98,000 in 2016-17, 1.51 lakh in 2017-18 and a pair of.23 lakh in 2018-19. The GHMC is but to get studies for 2019-20 and 2020-21 monetary years.

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