|Livestock Health and Disease Control Scheme 2024 Guidelines PDF
|September 23, 2023
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|Government Schemes, Forms, Policies & Guidelines PDF
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|Govt Scheme Guidelines
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Livestock Health and Disease Control Scheme 2024 Guidelines available to download in PDF format at dahd.nic.in. The main objective of Livestock Health & Disease Control (LH&DC) scheme is to improve the animal health sector by way of implementation of prophylactic vaccination programmes against various diseases of livestock and poultry, capacity building, disease surveillance and strengthening of veterinary infrastructure.
Livestock Health and Disease Control Scheme 2024
It is envisaged that implementation of Livestock Health and Disease Control Scheme will ultimately lead to prevention & control, subsequently eradicating the diseases, increased access to veterinary services, higher productivity from animals, boosting up of trade in livestock and poultry, in livestock and poultry products and improving socioeconomic status of livestock and poultry farmers. The objectives of the LH & DC scheme are as follows:-
- To implement Critical Animal disease control programme to eradicate PPR by 2030 by vaccinating all sheep and goats and to control Classical Swine Fever (CSF) by vaccinating the entire pig population.
- To provide veterinary services at the farmers’ doorstep through Mobile Veterinary Units (MVUs).
- To assist States/UTs for Control of Animal Disease (ASCAD) by prevention & control of important livestock and poultry diseases prevalent in different States / UTs as per the State /UT’s priorities.