The decision was made at the Noida Authority’s 207th board meeting in compliance with the Animal Welfare Board of India’s recommendations (AWBI).
Noida is preparing to enforce new laws for pet owners, including a $10,000 fine if the pet assaults someone. In its most recent recommendations, the Noida Authority made it essential for pet owners to register their dogs by January 31 of the following year. If this is not done, a fine
“In case of any adverse incidence due to pet dog/cat, treatment of the injured person or animal would be done by the owner of the pet dog, along with the imposition of a fine of 10,000 starting March 1, 2023,” stated Ritu Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Noida Authority, in a tweet. “If a pet dog is littered in a public place, it is the animal owner’s responsibility to clean it,” she added.
Pet dogs must also be vaccinated against rabies, according to the government. Pet parents will be fined $2,000 per month if this is not done. The authorities also stated that “the construction of a dog shelter for sick street dogs” can be undertaken “with the consent of RWA (Residents Welfare Association)/AOA (Apartment Owners’ Association)/village residents,” but that “maintenance of the same will be the responsibility of the concerned RWA/AOA.”
आज @noida_authority की 207वीं बोर्ड की बैठक में आवारा/पालतू कुत्तों/पालतू बिल्लियों हेतु नौएडा प्राधिकरण की नीति निर्धारण के संबंध में निर्णय लिए गए।
नौएडा क्षेत्र हेतु एनीमल वेलफेयर बोर्ड ऑफ इण्डिया की गाइडलाइन का अनुपालन करते हुये प्राधिकरण द्वारा नीति का निर्धारण किया गया है।
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According to news agency ANI, the decision was made at the Noida Authority’s 207th board meeting in compliance with the Animal Welfare Board of India’s (AWBI) norms. Apart from pet policies, the Noida Authority accepted safety requirements for residential high-rises and looked at issues concerning the layout of the projected sports city at its most recent meeting.
Arvind Kumar, the commissioner of the Uttar Pradesh infrastructure and industrial development department and chairman of the Noida Authority, presided over the board meeting, which was attended by authority CEO Ritu Maheshwari and other top officials.