58/5 No. Camel

58/5 No. Camel

He is going to retire after serving 14 years in BSF.

This will be the first formal retirement of a camel after being declared the state animal.

There is a rule in BSF to take camel services for 11 years. After that it was auctioned when it was unfit. But in Rajasthan Camel has been declared as the state animal. In view of this, the auction of camels has been stopped.

Under the new SOP, rehabilitation or old age homes will have to be built for retired camels in the sector itself. The BSF will also have to make arrangements for their fodder and water. These camels will not be included in the parade. If the camel is fit, it can be used for maintenance in the campus itself.


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