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Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
10-April-2018 18:09 IST
Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries launches Pashu Chikitsak Mahasangh website

Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF) Shri Tarun Shridhar inaugurated the website of Pashu Chikitsak Mahasangh namely and dedicated it to Veterinarians of the country in New Delhi today. Shri Tarun Shridhar asked the Pashu Chikitsak Mahasangh to develop it as an effective platform for sharing of knowledge and developing a database. The Secretary stated this while addressing a seminar on 'Role of Veterinarians in doubling farmer’s income' organized by Pashu Chikitsak Mahasangh.

The Secretary agreed to constitute a committee to study the introduction of Combined Vaccine of Haemorrehagic Septicimia and Foot and Mouth Disease including representative of stakeholders. He also dealt with issue of Veterinary Council of India and assured of prompt action. Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Dr. Suresh S. Honnappagol elaborated on the schemes of DADF and the role of Veterinarians and appealed for more dedication for upliftment of farming community. He stressed on the need of Veterinarians on technical upgradation of knowledge and specialised in field of Invitro fertilisation and Embryo transfer.