Animal Birth Control Camp in Mandi: The Animal Birth Control Camp at Mandi began yesterday with a simple inaugural function. The function was attended by the Chairperson, Vice Chairman, the Ward Councillors and the Health Inspector of Municpal Council Mandi. It was also attended by the Tibetan Settlement Officer of Mandi District along with some local Tibetan residents.
Mr. Pradeep Dixit, the Health Inspector at Mandi district explained his long association with Tibet Charity from his times at Paonta Sahib. He expressed his great admiration for the wonderful work Tibet Charity continues to do for the welfare of street dogs with kind support from Brigitte Bardot Foundation France. Seeing the benefits of our camps at Paonta Sahib, he discussed the matter with his superiors who wasted no time in requesting Tibet Charity to organise such camps at Mandi.Mr. Tsering Thundup, the Director of Tibet Charity briefly explained the activities of Tibet Charity with special emphasis on its Animal Care activities.He said its a privilege for Tibet Charity to organise such a camp in the town when Central Tibetan Administration decides to observe the year as Thank You India year as a token of its gratitude to the government and people of India for their kind hospitality towards the Tibetans since 1959.
Mr. Tenzin Namgyal, the Tibetan Settlement Officer took the opportunity to express his gratitude towards the people of Mandi district for hosting the Tibetans in their district since 1959.
Mrs. Suman Thakur, the Chairperson of Municipal Council Mandi thanked Tibet Charity for the initiative to control the dog population in the town. She expressed full support to the camp. She also promised to extend all necessary support to the Tibetans as and when its required.
It has been decided to start catching dogs from that very evening with the target of sterilising 200 dogs in the region.