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Nagaland observes World Veterinary Day

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By EM Bureau Updated: Apr 25, 2021 12:07 am
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Dr. BM Sunep (5th from left) along with the resources persons and veterinarian officers on the occasion of World Veterinary Day at CTC, Aolijen, on Saturday.

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Dimapur/ Mokokchung, April 24 (EMN):
Distribution of pamphlets to create general awareness and precautionary measures against Covid-19 in context of animal-human interface, livestock diversity, food loss and waste facts, milk facts, biodiversity for food and agriculture and beehive products marked World Veterinary Day in Nagaland.

World Veterinary Day was observed on the theme ‘Veterianarian response to the Covid-19 crisis.

In Mokokchung, World Veterinary Day was observed at Clark Theological College (CTC) hall, Aolijen, organised by the Nagaland Veterinarians Association, in collaboration with the department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services.

An update from the college stated that the programme was attended by the veterinary officers and staff of the veterinary department and other veterinarians from the district.

Delivering the keynote address, Dr. BM Sunep, chief of animal husbandry and veterinary officer, Mokokchung, highlighted the importance and significance of world veterinary. He has specifically highlighted the role played by the department in the district during the outbreak of Covid-19.

He was of the opinion that the veterinarians should render services as part of essential service.

It stated that Dr. Sentitula, DFO Mokokchung, and Rev. Dr. A Temjen Jamir, principal of CTC Aolijen, also spoke at the event. Dr. Sentitula spoke on the importance of preservation and conservation of forest and its flora and fauna for the survival and existence of all the living beings in the world. She also called upon all to be sincere, faithful and disciplined in any profession.

Rev. Dr. A Temjen Jamir has shared on the activities of the college related to veterinary projects for the skill training of the students. He also said that preserving nature is the most important for human existence.

Veterinary officers with students and teachers at World Veterinary Day 2021, Tizit, Mon.

In a similar programme, veterinarians in Mon district celebrated the ‘World Veterinary Day’ with the students of Don Bosco School, Tizit.

It was reported that resource persons have urged the participants to endeavour toward achieving a healthier, wealthier society leading to better quality of life.

It stated that Dr. Manjan Konyak and Dr. Gloria Ngullie were the resource persons of the event. It added that Class 9 and 10 students along with the teaching faculty were present at the simple yet purposeful celebration.

The school’s principal, Joseph, has thanked the veterinary officers in choosing the school for celebration of the programme.

It added that hand-out notes and FAQ infographics on general awareness and precautionary measures on Covid-19 in context of animal-human interface, livestock diversity, food loss and waste facts, milk facts, biodiversity for food and agriculture and beehive products were made available to the students.

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By EM Bureau Updated: Apr 25, 2021 12:07:46 am