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Modern abattoir launched in Shillong

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SHILLONG, March 10 - Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong inaugurated the first Multi-Species Modern Abattoir of the State at Mawiong here on Saturday.

�With the functioning of the abattoir here, the people of the city will now get quality and hygienic meat which would be checked by veterinarians to ensure the safety of the slaughtered animal for human consumption,� Tynsong said while speaking on the occasion.

The Deputy CM informed that the common facilities and utilities such as Effluent Treatment Facilities (ETF) was included in the project for scientifically managing the solid and liquid waste from the activity of the abattoir.

Sources said the Abattoir was started by the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department in 2010. It was sanctioned by the National Agricultural Bank for Rural Development (NABARD) under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund with a budget of Rs 21.67 crore and has a capacity of slaughtering 240 cattle, 240 pigs and 160 goats per day.

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Modern abattoir launched in Shillong

SHILLONG, March 10 - Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong inaugurated the first Multi-Species Modern Abattoir of the State at Mawiong here on Saturday.

�With the functioning of the abattoir here, the people of the city will now get quality and hygienic meat which would be checked by veterinarians to ensure the safety of the slaughtered animal for human consumption,� Tynsong said while speaking on the occasion.

The Deputy CM informed that the common facilities and utilities such as Effluent Treatment Facilities (ETF) was included in the project for scientifically managing the solid and liquid waste from the activity of the abattoir.

Sources said the Abattoir was started by the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department in 2010. It was sanctioned by the National Agricultural Bank for Rural Development (NABARD) under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund with a budget of Rs 21.67 crore and has a capacity of slaughtering 240 cattle, 240 pigs and 160 goats per day.