Rajasthan Animal Husbandry Minister Lalchand Kataria said that in the state lumpy skin disease Instructions have been given to vaccinate rapidly in areas unaffected by the infection to prevent the spread. So far 6 lakh 87 thousand animals have been vaccinated in the state. In western Rajasthan, there is a steady decline in the infection and death rate and no animal has been reported to have died of lumpi disease in Jaisalmer district for the past one week. Rajasthan is most affected by Lumpy Skin Disease.
Kataria was reviewing the condition of lumpy skin disease and the efforts being made for prevention by holding a meeting with all the divisional and district level officers, including senior departmental officers, through video conferencing at Pant Krishi Bhawan, Jaipur. On the other hand, in a press conference organized regarding the World Dairy Summit, when Union Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Purushottam Rupala was talked to, he said that due to this there has not been any significant reduction in milk production. He himself has visited five out of the 7 affected states.
How many vaccinations in which district
Talking about Rajasthan for the time being, Animal Husbandry Minister Kataria said that for the prevention of lumpy skin disease in the state, vaccination is being done in bovine animals under the joint aegis of Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation and Animal Husbandry Department. Till now 53209 in Ajmer district, 37697 in Kuchaman city, 56410 in Bharatpur, 43476 in Chittorgarh, 73535 in Alwar, 29957 in Jaipur, 53000 in Banswara, 40232 in Kota, 34979 in Bundi, 75571 in Baran, 34118 in Jhalawar, Pratapgarh Vaccination has been done in 6 lakh 87 thousand 375 animals in 27 districts including 44866, 33255 in Udaipur.
25 lakh more vaccines will be purchased
The minister claimed that sufficient quantity of vaccines are available in the state. Work is being done to buy 25 lakh more vaccines through Dairy Federation. Instructions have been given to ensure necessary arrangements for vaccination by marking the infection-free area and to vaccinate rapidly.
Kataria said that no shortage will be allowed for the treatment of sick animals. Necessary financial provisions have been made for the purchase of medicines at the local level in the districts. Apart from this, medicines are also being supplied through Confed according to the demand of the districts. Instructions have been given to send the medicines to the institutions immediately without keeping them unnecessary in the district drug store.
no animal death report
The Animal Husbandry Minister said that the disease started from the western region in the state, which has now reached the eastern part. He said that now the cases of lumpi disease have reduced in western Rajasthan. The recovery rate is good in Jodhpur and Bikaner divisions and there is a steady decline in the infection and death rate. In Jaisalmer district, there has been no report of death of any animal due to lumpi disease since last one week.
Instructions to inspect Gaushalas again
While directing the officers to inspect all the gaushalas again, the Animal Husbandry Minister said that in view of the possibility of reviving the monsoon season in the state, take special care of cleanliness in the gaushalas. in order to help prevent infection. He directed to make effective efforts for the prevention of lumpi disease by staying in touch with the public representatives. During this transition period, he praised the Bhamashahs and voluntary organizations who came forward to save the cow dynasty from this disease.
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