The alert likewise said that the administration was worried about possible attacks by street dogs considering that Telangana had actually reported almost 80,000 dog bite occurrences in 2022. According to a recent reply in the Lok Sabha by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Telangana taped 80,281 circumstances of dog bites in the year 2022, till the month of November. The alert said that the university was likewise collaborating with the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) in the matter.
The alert likewise encouraged individuals to prevent packs of dogs while walking alone, or in improperly lit locations. “Students/staff are, therefore, requested to avoid feeding the stray dogs in the hostels/messes, corridors, residences, etc. and help the administration in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all stakeholders on the campus,” the notification read.
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On February 19, four-year-old Pradeep was assaulted by a pack of dogs in a parking lot near to an auto service centre where his daddy Gangadhar was used as a watchman. The kid was alone in the parking area when 3 dogs came adding to him, pinned him down, dragged him around, and trampled him. The awful event was captured on CCTV and the visuals went viral, activating issues over street dog attacks in Hyderabad.
On Monday, GHMC Mayor Vijayalaxmi Gadwal satisfied Pradeep’s member of the family and turned over a cheque for Rs 9,71,900. Union Tourism and Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy likewise revealed financial backing of Rs 2 lakh to Pradeep’s family.
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