Lumpy virus can now spread in buffaloes, vaccination will be done faster in districts with less infection

Lumpy virus can now spread in buffaloes, vaccination will be done faster in districts with less infection
Lumpy virus can now spread in buffaloes, vaccination will be done faster in districts with less infection

Jaipur: Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria took a review meeting on Thursday regarding the lumpy skin disease spreading among animals in the state. While reviewing through video conferencing, Kataria said that measures should be taken to prevent disease in cows. Along with this, monitoring should also be done regarding infection in buffaloes. The minister directed to speed up the vaccination in the districts with less infection.

In the review meeting of Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria, a big thing has come out. Till now, the outbreak of lumpy skin disease spread in cows can now be seen in buffaloes too. Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria said that in some districts of Haryana, cases of lumpy disease in buffaloes are coming to the fore. This has increased concern, so in Rajasthan also it will now be monitored in buffaloes. Animal Husbandry Minister Kataria said this during a review meeting regarding lumpy skin.

Taking a video conferencing meeting of the Additional Directors of all the Zones and Joint Directors of the Districts of Animal Husbandry Department, Kataria said that after the cases of Lumpy Skin Disease in buffaloes in Haryana, we have alerted the teams in Alwar. Along with this, monitoring is being done in other districts as well. During the meeting, the minister asked the officials to continuously monitor the disease. He said that in the districts where there are less cases of lumpy skin, we are doing rapid vaccination. In Kota, Baran, Jhalawar as well as in the districts of eastern Rajasthan, vaccination of cows is being done rapidly. So far, about 6.5 lakh cows have been vaccinated.

Government measures to prevent lumpy skin:-
– 1436 new livestock assistants were found through recruitment, they are being deployed
– 500 veterinarians and assistants were recruited on urgent basis
10.36 lakh animals sick in the state, 45063 animals died
For the rescue, money was given from the MLA fund of MLAs in every district.
– Animal Husbandry Department and RCDF jointly bought and applied vaccines
Instructions were given in the districts where there were complaints of throwing dead cows in the open.
– Dead cows should be buried properly, so that the infection does not increase
Instructions have been given to Jodhpur and Bikaner collectors in this regard.

During the meeting, the Animal Husbandry Minister said that the outbreak of lumpi virus is decreasing in the districts of western Rajasthan. In areas like Nagaur, Jodhpur, Barmer etc., now the infection has reduced to a great extent. On the contrary, now the infection is increasing in the districts of East Rajasthan. In Bharatpur, Alwar, Sawai Madhopur and other districts, animal husbandry needs to be careful. While giving instructions for proper disposal of dead cows during the meeting, the Minister said that in the districts where municipalities have contracts for disposal of dead animals, the dead animals should be disposed of properly.

PC Kishan, Secretary, Animal Husbandry Department, was not present during the meeting. In his place, Joint Secretary of Animal Husbandry Department Kashmir Kaur was present in the meeting. Vibhu Kaushik, Special Assistant to Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria and other officers of the department were present in the meeting.

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The article is in Hindi


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