BY TC News Desk
Agartala, February 12: A new state-of-the-art animal hospital and poly clinic was officially inaugurated on Monday at Abhoynagar in Agartala. The facility, which cost about Rs 1 crore 25 lakhs to construct, aims to provide better health care and treatment for animals in the region.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by several dignitaries, including Animal Resource Development Minister Sudhangshu Das, Agartala Municipal Corporation Mayor Dipak Majumder, and West Tripura Zilla Parishad Acting President Haridulal Acharya. Minister Das lit the lamp and cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the hospital and poly clinic. He also unveiled the plaque and toured the premises.
Speaking at the event, Minister Das said that the new facility has developed the necessary infrastructure for animal treatment, such as diagnostic labs, surgical units, isolation wards, and pharmacy. He expressed the hope that the new hospital and poly clinic will facilitate the work of the officers of the department, starting from veterinarians, and improve the quality of life of the animals.
He also thanked the central government, the state government, and the local authorities for their support and cooperation in making the project a reality. He said that the new facility is a reflection of the government’s commitment to animal welfare and development.
The new state animal hospital and poly clinic is expected to cater to the needs of various animals, such as dogs, cats, cows, goats, horses, and birds. It will also offer services such as vaccination, sterilization, deworming, and adoption. The hospital and poly clinic will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.