DC Kiphire notifies on vaccination drive

Village authorities and livestock owners directed to extend all possible help


Kiphire, November 21 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner, Kiphire, Sarita Yadav IAS in a circular has stated that the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Service, Government of Nagaland has launched a vaccination drive under FMD-CP with an object to eradicate food and mouth FMD Disease and Brucellosis by 2025. 

The DC regretted that several village authorities and livestock owners are refusing to cooperate and get their livestock vaccinated without understanding the objective of the vaccinations drive in spite of the earnest efforts from the department officials.

Therefore in order to help prevent outbreak of Brucellosis and contribute towards its total eradication all ward, village official and livestock owners have been directed to extend all possible help to the visiting vaccination team and ensure that all targeted livestock are administered with preventive vaccines.

The circular also mentioned that in the event of death of animals Cattle, Mithun, Buffalo, Sheep, Goat and Pig due to natural calamity or outbreak of any disease livestock owners shall not be recommended for monetary assistance from the Government unless FMD or Brucellosis Vaccination Card for that death animal issued by the Veterinary Department at the time of Vaccination is produced to the concerned authority.