Gangtok, 21 May:
A workshop on “Animal Protection Laws and Animal Welfare Laws” was organised by Sikkim Judicial Academy at the High Court auditorium here on 20 May, an SJA press release informs.
The workshop was presented by Director, Animal Law Center, NALSA [Hyderabad], NG Jayasimha, who also manages the programmes of the Animal Law Center in India related to farm animal welfare, wildlife and animal used in research. He is enrolled as an Advocate in the Supreme Court Bar Association, the release adds.
The programme had been conducted for Judicial Officers, Divisional Forest Officers and Officers from the Animal Husbandry, Livestock, Fisheries & Veterinary Sciences Department, Government of Sikkim.