Published On : Tue, Jun 30th, 2015

Medical hub for wildlife to be set up at Nagpur

photo (1)Nagpur: On the pattern of all efforts being made to ensure health of human beings, now a medical hub for wildlife is going to be set up at Nagpur. Its work in the form of a project jointly launched by the state forest department and the state government is almost complete, and awaiting its formal inauguration.

The Transit Treatment Plant at the Forest Park Seminary Hills in the city has been constructed at the cost of Rs 50 lakhs and its work is almost complete. It will provide ultra-modern medical facilities for the treatment of wildlife.

In a special interview with Nagpur Today, Range Forest Officer S S Kolankar informed that the said Transit Treatment Plant would be the best centre in entire Vidarbha for treatment of the wildlife with round-the-clock treatment facilities.

There would be a team of 10 personnel and 2 expert Vets to attend to the treatment of wildlife brought here from across Vidarbha, he further said, adding that all attempts are being made to get this centre inaugurated at the hands of the Maharashtra Chief Minister, and his consent is being awaited.

According to Kolankar, the centre would also conduct research on various diseases affecting the wildlife.