DC flags of mobile veterinary ambulance

ZIRO, Nov 29:  A mobile veterinary ambulance, first of its kind in the district, was flagged off by Lower Subansiri DC Bamin Nime in presence of District Veterinary Officer (DVO) Dr Hano Tama, officers and staffs of the department on Tuesday.

The state-of-the-art ambulance has been procured under National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP).

Flagging off the ambulance, the DC urged upon the veterinary department to make good use of the vehicle and give special attention for its upkeep and maintenance.

“Our district is fortunate to receive a fully equipped and state-of-the-art mobile ambulance for animals for the first time and the onus of utilizing it to its full potential and upkeeping the government asset lies on us,” he said, while extending gratefulness to Animal Husbandry and Veterinary minister Tage Taki.

Informing that a total of 30 mobile veterinary ambulances had been sanctioned to the state under NADCP by New Delhi, Dr Tama informed that the ambulance would be utilized to ferry medicines, vaccines and carry out treatments of animals in far off and remote areas of the district.

Minor operations of animals can also be performed inside the ambulance, he added. (DIPRO)

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