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Centre for Animal Law set up at NALSAR

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

India's first Centre for Animal has been established at the city-based NALSAR University of

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the centre today, according to a release issued by Humane Society International (HSI).

Humane Society International, will work with NALSAR University to steer and coordinate the activities of the centre, it said.

HSI-Managing Director N G Jayasimha, who has been appointed as the honorary director of the Centre said "today is a historic day for We hope that the Centre for Animal will be the first of many institutions dedicated to the study of animal issues in India and elsewhere."

The Centre will create curriculum on animal welfare laws, including developing topics for research. It will also conduct workshops on animal laws and animal welfare issues with judicial magistrates, animal welfare advocates, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in the government, the release added.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 17:57 IST