Press Release on 2nd Aug. 2016
The Municipal Veterinary Officer of JMC Dr. Zafar Iqbal along with field staff conducted routine stray cattle drive in different areas.
On the directions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Dr. Manmohan Singh (KAS), The Municipal Veterinary Officer of JMC Dr. Zafar Iqbal along with field staff conducted routine stray cattle drive in the areas of Gandhi Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Channi Himmat, Trikuta Nagar, Rail Head, Jewel, Rehari, Paloura, Janipur etc.
The said drive was conducted keeping in view the traffic congestion in the above said areas as well as the complaints from the general public which are pouring in the office regarding stray animals, as the stray animals is one of the main cause of accidents. During the drive Veterinary wing lifted 11 numbers of stray animals including cow and cow calf from those areas and impounded in Dogra Hall cattle pond. The Jammu Municipal Corporation continuously conducting stray cattle drive on routine basis.
The JMC appeals to all the animal owners not to leave their animals on roadsides, as they create obstruction in free flowing of vehicular movements and also create danger to their lives too. If any animal owner found doing so, an action as warranted under J&K Municipal Corporation Act, 2000 shall be taken against animal owner.