Chandigarh: Mayor lays foundation stone of Veterinary Hospital at Gaushala Raipurkalan

Chandigarh, July 16:- 

Smt. Sarbjit Kaur Dhillon, Mayor, Chandigarh today laid the foundation stone of Veterinary Hospital at Gaushala, Raipur Kalan, here today in the presence of Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Sh. Dalip Sharma, Senior Deputy Mayor, Sh. Anup Gupta, Deputy Mayor, Sh. Harjeet Singh, area councilor, other councilors and officers of MCC.

While speaking on the occasion, the Mayor said that with the provision of arrangements of nearly 1000 cows in the coming Gaushala at Raipur Kalan, the MCC has taken an initiative to extend the specialized veterinary services through establishment of Veterinary Hospital at this Gaushala.

She said that the cost effective veterinary hospital would come up at the cost of Rs. 3.32 crores within 9 months time period. She said that this state of art building would have covered area 4298 Sq.ft. having doctor rooms, operation theatre, ultra sound room, X-ray room, gents & ladies toilet blocks at ground floor, while room with kitchen, laboratory, staff offices and toilet blocks for ladies and gents would be at the first floor. In addition to that separate building for sick animal having covered area 6450 Sq.ft. including control room cum sale counter, recovery room, examination hall, animal pen, attendant room and washroom facilities.

After performing bhoomi poojan for the veterinary hospital building the Mayor start the work with spade. She said that the project would work as model by guiding those engaged in Gaushala management works and would help to improve the sick animal besides the Gaushala would give a viable solution to the stray cattle menace in the city.

While speaking on the occasion, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner said that the aim of this Gaushala at Raipur Kalan would be managing the stray cattle in self reliant basis on scientific lines with available inexpensive techniques involving low cost comfortable housing, feeding and healthcare facilities.

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