Bandipora produces 6 lakh kg mutton in 9 months
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Bandipora, Jan 3: The sheep population in Bandipora district has gone up to 1.94 lakh including 1.30 lakh crossbred. The wool and mutton production has been recorded as 2.60 lakh kgs and 6.10 lakh kgs respectively in the district during past 9 months.
This, according to an official statement, was stated during an awareness camp organized by Sheep Husbandry Department here today.
Chaired by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Bandipora, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Bandipora, experts, senior doctors and progressive farmers were present on this occasion.
In order to inspire sheep rearers, various schemes were highlighted and the incentives provided to farmers.
It was told that the district having a high potential in terms of pastures can develop the sheep sector and as such the sheep rearers by adopting different schemes can earn good profits.
J&K government will soon launch a system that will link all blocks and districts of the state with a nodal central agency for better monitoring and control of trans-boundary diseases among animals.
National Animal Disease Reporting System (NADRS) is being launched in January 2013 to link all blocks, districts of the state with a nodal central agency for better monitoring and control of trans-boundary diseases among animals, an official spokesman said here today.
The NADRS, implemented by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries through the National Informatics Centre (NIC), will enable veterinary authorities to closely monitor, control and eradicate animal diseases, particularly those of a trans-boundary nature.
Around 143 animal diseases scheduled in the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009 are included in this reporting system.
A proposal to have as many as 71 mobile veterinary centres in the state along with creation of 214 posts and a scheme to fit GPS to mobile ambulatory vehicles has been sanctioned, the spokesman said.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 3 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 4 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST
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