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After 6 years of the establishment of Panvel Municipality, the government has appointed a doctor on the post of Independent Livestock Development Officer of the Municipality. Dr. B. N. Gite has been appointed to this post. Dr. Gite has started correspondence with the Raigad Collectorate for setting up a mortuary for stray dead animals in the municipality soon. Dr. that the municipality is looking for a plot for cremation. Gite said in a written reply to Environment and Animal Friends of Panvel.
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More number of stray animals in Panvel
As there are planned settlements built by CIDCO Corporation in the area of Panvel Municipal Corporation, this municipality is getting the status of a smart city. However, although these cities have facilities for the citizens, the number of stray and pet dogs is large. The municipality has not yet conducted a survey of pet dogs in the city. The municipality has not yet issued pet dog licenses to property owners. Earlier, the Panvel Municipal Council did not take a decision in this regard in the general meeting, so the newly elected municipal councilors will be able to decide on the issue of dog license and the amount of its fee.
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Animal friends demand cremation from Panvel Municipality
Since there is no cremation facility for animals in the municipality, many animal lovers demanded cremation from the Panvel municipality. However, since this demand is being ignored, Ranjana Sadolikar, a social worker from Kamothe, made a demand in the Prime Minister’s Office. After that, Panvel Municipality has taken notice of Sadolikar’s correspondence and has answered this social question. Sadolikar asked where and when the municipality would start animal medical clinic along with mortuary for animals. Livestock development officer of the municipality Dr. Gite has replied that he has made a demand to Raigad District Collector in this regard and has informed that there is a small animal clinic in the area of the Panchayat Samiti office in Panvel city in the municipal area. According to the Livestock Development Officer Dr. Dr. Gite gave.