The prime minister is expected to launch NADCP aimed at eradicating Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis from livestock
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh on September 11 to launch the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP). The programme is aimed at eradicating Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis from livestock.
The programme aims to vaccinate over 500 million livestock including cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats and pigs against the FMD. It also aims at vaccinating 36 million female bovine calves annually in its fight against the Brucellosis disease.
It is estimated to be cost Rs 12,652 crore, which will be funded by Centre for a period of five years till 2024, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.
He is also expected to launch the National Artificial Insemination Programme and take up the ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ programme.
PM Modi will also launch nationwide workshops in Krishi Vigyan Kendras in all 687 districts of the country on the topic of vaccination, disease management, artificial insemination and productivity, the PMO said.The prime minister, arrived on September 11 morning and was received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app.