Slaughter Houses in the State

  • The slaughter houses are run by local bodies for providing the hygenic meat to the consumers.
  • There are 192 slaughter houses for small animals & 34 for large animals.

Large animal slaughter houses

  • BHOPAL
  • INDORE
  • JABALPUR
  • BURHANPUR
  • SIRONGE
  • SEHORE VIDISHA
  • RAISEN
  • HATPIPLIA
  • SAILANA
  • KHANDWA
  • BAAGLI
  • DEWAS
  • NEEMACH
  • BARESIA
  • ASHTA
  • ECHAWAR
  • SILWANI
  • NARSINGGARH
  • MAHIDPUR
  • TARANA
  • KANNOD

Role of Vety. Deptt.

  • The services of VAS provided fully/ partilly for ante & post mortem of animals at slaughter houses.
  • His main duty is to provide fitness certificate as per the CP Slaughter Houses Act 1915 and MP Cattle Preservation Act 1959.
  • To perform ante / post mortem for wholesomness of the meat passed for public use.
  • To screen the animals for zoonotic diseases.

CP Slaughter House Act- 1915

  • Slaughter house means a place where more than ten animals are slaughtered in a day.
  • DM has all the powers to inspect SH in the distt.
  • Local bodies appoint inspectors for SH in their areas.
  • License for setting up SH is given by DM.
  • Penalty for not maintaining SH in good conditions is fine upto Rs. 200 by DM.
  • Penal clause prescribed in the Act is proposed for revision.

Training Programmes for VAS posted in Slaughter Houses

  • State DI Lab, Bhopal organizes seven days training programme to VAS working in slaughter houses in meat technology & meat inspection.

Important meat-born diseases

  • RABBIES
  • BRUCELLOSIS
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • ANTHRAX
  • TETANUS
  • SALMONOLOSIS
  • ASCARIASIS
  • TAENIASIS
  • TRICHENOSIS
  • FASCIOLOSIS
  • COCCIDIOSIS
  • LEPTOSPIROSIS

Scheme for modernisation of Slaughter houses

  • GOI provide financial assistance to the local bodies in ratio of 50 : 25 : 25 (GOI: Local bodies : State govt.).
  • Assistance is given for building, developing civil amenities & transportation of meat and meat by-products.
  • Schemes prepared by Local bodies are forwarded to GOI with the recommendation of State Govt.