Khing launches mobile veterinary unit in Tseminyu
Kohima, Nov. 23 (MN): Advisor of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services and Women Resources, R Khing, inaugurated the rural slaughter house and launched the mobile veterinary unit in Tseminyu town on November 23.
The rural slaughter house was initiated by the government of India under the national flagship programme of national livestock mission to assist the town councils, local bodies and panchayats to manage at efficient low cost and provide hygienic meat to the public adaptable with rural conditions for pig slaughter in a public private partnership (PPP) under the provision of the Food Safety and Standard Act 2006.
The mobile veterinary unit (MVU) was an initiation of the government of India to strengthening veterinary hospitals and dispensaries with a view to provide both medicinal and surgical interventions to the farmers at their doorstep.
Khing informed that the department is providing prophylactic vaccination to livestock and poultry along with artificial insemination services to the needy cattle farmers and training on extension services on animal husbandry and veterinary services to the farmers.
He also appealed to the public to utilise the provided facilities properly.
Dr. Thungben N Yanthan, additional director of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Service, and Longasen Lotha, ADC and administrator of Tseminyu Town Council also addressed the gathering.
The programme was chaired by Dr. Imomanen Tzudir, CVO Tseminyu.