Chengicherla Abattoir

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Chengicherla Abattoir is a slaughterhouse located in Chengicherla village near Hyderabad, TS, India.[1] It is located 30 kilometers away from Hyderabad. The communities that are involved are Aare Katikas and Qureshis.[2]

History[edit]

Chengicherla Abattoir was opened in 2003 after a high court verdict.

Infrastructure[edit]

Chengicherla Abattoir was built at a cost of 330 million (US$5.1 million) over 83-acre site, was to become the alternative source for meat and beef for city residents.[3]

The Abattoir has a capacity to slaughter 5,000 sheep and goat, and 4,000 large animals (beef) in each shift. They are working four shifts in a day.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meat prices likely to increase". The Times Of India. 13 December 2003. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Slaughterhouses to be closed by year-end". The Hindu. 19 December 2003. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Abattoir to be privatised". The Hindu. 5 December 2006. Retrieved 1 December 2011.