The Rajasthan government has started trying to overcome lumpy skin disease. Most of the animals are sick here. Therefore, there is pressure on the state government to control it at the earliest. In such a situation, it has been decided to speed up the vaccination. The government will get 40 lakh animals vaccinated in just 60 days. Chief Secretary Usha Sharma, through video conferencing with all the district collectors and officers of the Animal Husbandry Department, is spreading the disease among cattle. lumpy skin disease Reviewed the efforts being made for the prevention of
Sharma informed that the government is taking all necessary steps with sensitivity regarding the lumpy skin disease spreading among the cattle animals in the state. Daily vaccination of animals will now be reviewed daily. Work will be done according to the daily target of vaccination. In particular, instructions have also been given by the officials to visit the Gaushalas regularly.
Vaccination will not be tolerated
PC Kishan, Government Secretary, Animal Husbandry Department said that 40 lakh animals would be vaccinated in the next two months. A target has been set to increase the speed of vaccination to 1 lakh per day. He told that Ajmer district has received 7 lakh doses of got pox vaccine. Vaccination work will be completed by receiving 1-1 lakh doses of vaccine from Ajmer office tomorrow itself. Any kind of laxity will not be tolerated in this work.
how many vaccinations done so far
Kishan informed that so far 16 lakh 22 thousand animals have been vaccinated for the prevention of lumpy skin disease spreading among the cattle of the state. Out of 14.16 lakh animals affected by lumpi in the state, 13.63 lakh have been treated so far. Out of which 8.67 lakh animals have become healthy.
pressure on the center to declare an epidemic
On the other hand, the Rajasthan government has put pressure on the Center to declare lumpy skin disease as an epidemic. The CM has written a letter to the Prime Minister on August 29, urging him to declare lumpy skin disease as an epidemic under natural calamity, so that cattle farmers and gaushalas can be provided relief by getting compensation for the cows who died of this disease.
On the other hand, State Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria met Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry Sanjeev Baliyan and apprised him about the condition of lumpy skin disease spread in the cow dynasty in the state and declared it an epidemic under natural calamity. The state government has made an additional allocation of Rs 30 crore to buy medicine and vaccines.
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