Wednesday, 18 September 2019

PM launches national animal disease control programme

12 September 2019 | News

Also launched the National Artificial Insemination Programme

image credit- PIB

image credit- PIB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NACDP) to control and eradicate the Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis amongst the livestock in the country, at Mathura.

The 12,652 Crore fully Central Government sponsored programme will vaccinate over 600 million cattle in the country in an effort to mitigate the two diseases.

The Prime Minister also launched the National Artificial Insemination Programme and a country wide workshop in all the KrishiVIgyanKendras (KVKs) in all the 687 Districts of the country on vaccination and disease management, Artificial Insemination and Productivity.

 

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