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Stray dog menace: Govt plans to push for speeding up sterilisation

On an average bodies that do sterilisation get around Rs 800-1500 per dog, according to sources

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi

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With incidents of stray dog attacks growing by the day, the government is exploring multiple options to speed up the process of their sterilisation.

One such option that it is considering is laying down a minimum rate that each agency that does sterilisation gets as remuneration to speed up the process nationwide, according to sources.

Presently, local municipal bodies invite tender from various affiliated agencies to perform sterilisation of stray dogs.

Those who quote the least amount get the tender.

Sources said on an average bodies that do sterilisation get around Rs 800-1,500 per dog.

However, most say that the amount

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First Published: Jul 27 2023 | 12:12 AM IST

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