Menace of stray dogs has drastically increased in the city and the residents are on the receiving end of the sinister, and Nagpur Municipal Corporation in responsible to control the dog menace.
As per annual Birth Control (Dog) Rule population of dogs can be controlled through castration. NMC is taking the responsibility of controlling the increasing dog menace. As per the statistics of Satara based NGO Vet for animals, NMC has castrated 620 stray dogs in last 40 days. Approximately, Nagpur city has 90000 stray dogs out of which NMC in last five years has castrated 12,430 stray dogs.
According to the sources, Nagpur based SPCA castrated 288 dogs but a rumpus took place after the death of 4 dogs during the operations. Some of the cynophilists had a lodged a complaint against the veterinary doctor in Gittikhadan police station, after which the NGO ceased its operations.
Senior Veterinary Dr Gajendra Mahalle said that the target of 30 castrations per day had been set. The castration and anti rabies process is taking place at district veterinary poly clinic, Maharajbagh.
To keep a watch on the castrations CCTV cameras have also been installed in the clinic.620 castration in 40 days is a better result, Dr Mahalle adds.