Mumbai, Oct 31 (UNI) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has selected three NGOs to sterilise the dogs in the city at a cost of Rs 4 crore for a period of eleven months on a trial basis.
The proposal for the same was cleared in the Standing Committee of the corporation today.
The corporation has selected V-team, Royal Veterinarian from Nagpur and Animal Welfare Society for the job and they have been given a target to sterilise 100 dogs per day. Initially, 12 NGOs had approached the BMC for the job, out of which three were shortlisted. They would charge Rs 600 per dog.
The NGOs which had initially approached the corporation had given a rate of Rs 1,200 per dog, but that was rejected by the civic body. The corporation will also provide a plot of land for the welfare of the dogs after they are sterilised by the NGOs.