Assistance to State for Control of Animal Disease

This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on 90% basis a merger of the former three (3) schemes of the Govt. of India, namely Foot & Mouth Disease Control Programme, Systematic Control of Animal Disease & Animal Disease Surveillance Programme.   This programme is basically aimed to provide prophylactic vaccination on all economically important diseases like Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, Black Quarter, Ranikhet Disease, Fowl Pox etc. to the Livestock & Poultry farmers, Govt. and other Private farms. Accordingly, with the sanction provided by GoI, vaccines on the above mentioned diseases are procured annually as per guideline of the scheme for vaccination as prophylactic measure. Livestock farmers and other stakeholder like NSDCF, NLDB, SASARD, KVKs, etc are dependent on the Department for their vaccine requirements. During 2017-18, a total of 2.28 lakhs doses of vaccines were procured and vaccinated on Bovines, Poultry, Caprines and Canines  Besides, vaccines, capacity building, printing of bulletin, posters etc are also being carried out to sensitized the farmers on prevention and control of various economically important diseases


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