Jalandhar, July 21(STN)– Panchayats in flood-hit villages have expressed their satisfaction over medical facilities provided by the animal husbandry department in their respective villages so as to ensure the well-being of livestock during this natural crisis.
Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal said that the animal husbandry department had started rendering its services immediately after the floods and vaccination of entire livestock was ensured by the teams of veterinary doctors. He said that over 20 teams had started visiting the affected villages so as to provide medical facilities to cattle while other teams had been procuring fodder for the cattle. The DC further directed the officials of the animal husbandry department to ensure that no cattle were left without the vaccination to keep them from the ill-effects of floods.
He said that the state government has kept a tab over the entire situation and all out efforts were being made to extend helping hand to flood-affected people. He said that there was no dearth of fodder and medical facilities for livestock adding that the department was submitting daily reports with respect to treatment of cattle in flood-hit villages.