Taking note of instances of dog bites and¬†rabies¬†cases in different parts of the country, students in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) will now be imparted lessons on dog behaviour, post-bite care and¬†rabies¬†prevention in schools.
The¬†Kendriya Vidyalaya¬†Sangathan (KVS) has tied up with¬†Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations¬†(FIAPO) for imparting¬†education¬†on the subject in its over 1,100 schools.
“The decision has been taken following a series of instances of¬†dog bite¬†and¬†rabies¬†cases in different parts of the country. The¬†education¬†programme will be supported by FIAPO’s¬†education¬†material and efforts of local animal protection groups and individuals,” a¬†KVS official¬†said.
In the programme students will be taught about basic dog behaviour, post-bite care and¬†rabies prevention.
Date:¬†08 Aug 2018