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Date :7/27/2018
Press Release on 26th July 2018
JMC conducts Surprise Stray cattles drive in Jammu City

Under the directions of Commissioner JMC, Sh. Arvind Kotwal, KAS and Joint Commissioner (Adm.) Sh. Rishpal Singh, KAS, the Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal along with other team members conducted a surprise stray cattles drive in different areas of Jammu city i.e Newplot, Janipur, Muthi, Karan Nagar, Rehari, Bakshi Nagar, Talab Tillo and Gandhi Nagar. During the drive, 10 stray cattles have been lifted and imponding them at JMC Cattle pound Dogra Hall. Giving detail about the drive, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, MVO said that majority of the dairy owners after milking let loose their animals on roads and streets resulting in frequent traffic jams and accidents. Veterinary wing of JMC has been lifting the sick/injured/accidental stray animals round the clock and shifting these animals into Municipal Animal Care, Roop Nagar for further treatment. This wing has also lifting the stray cattles on daily/routine basis and impounding them at Cattle pound Dogra Hall. He further appealed to all the dairy owners to maintain the hygienic conditions in and around the dairy units by doing proper disposal of cow dung and not let loose their animals on roads and streets. Such drives will continue in near future as well.