The livestock sector in Kerala has suffered a loss within the quantity of Rs 42.85 lakh thus far attributable to ongoing heavy rains and as much as 40 shelters have been opened to guard animals throughout the state.
J Chinchurani, minister for animal husbandry and dairy growth, mentioned the division has already taken steps to evaluate the affect of monsoon rains and supply needed help to farmers within the sector.
In line with the indications offered, management rooms have been opened in all districts below the management of veterinary chiefs and the fast motion forces entered service as quickly because the rain intensified, he mentioned on Friday detailing the precautionary measures taken. from his division to handle the state of affairs.
Catastrophe-prone areas have been recognized and the animals have been moved to secure locations, the minister defined.
As many as 575 animals have been rescued and moved to shelters opened for them by the division throughout the state. Medical help and fodder have been offered at acceptable intervals, he mentioned.
“Farmers within the livestock sector are estimated thus far to have suffered a lack of the order of Rs 42.85 lakh,” Chinchurani mentioned with out elaborating.
A proposal has already been submitted to the Catastrophe Administration Division to hunt quick compensation from farmers for the loss, the minister added.
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