SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has directed all the pet shop owners to get their establishments registered with the corporation.
The Commissioner SMC, Athar Aamir Khan Monday said that a formal order in this regard will be issued by Tuesday, adding that the corporation has already decided to get all the pet shops registered with them.
“We are issuing a notification in this regard, which will be circulated through newspapers and agencies. The notification will be issued today or tomorrow,” he said, adding that all the pet establishments will have to be necessarily registered with the SMC and anyone found without registration will not be allowed to operate.
“There was already a criterion for the pet establishments. Some of these establishments are already registered with the SMC while some are yet to get registered. We have streamlined a process in this regard and all the pet establishments will have to be registered properly. Only after having proper registration, the establishments will be allowed to operate,” he said. kno