The central authorities has employed a group of animal specialists in Gujarat to review and management the lumpy pores and skin illness within the state and has already began work within the affected space, state agriculture minister Raghavji Patel mentioned Monday.
As of Monday night, 1,021 head of cattle had died from illness, about 40,222 have been affected and handled in 15 districts, and a pair of.94,000 animals have been vaccinated, he mentioned at a information convention right here.
He mentioned the worst affected districts are Kutch and Jamnagar, whereas the impression is restricted within the different 13. The state authorities has commissioned 267 animal ambulances with veterinarians, whereas 151 different medical doctors and 400 animal inspectors work across the clock to deal with animals and management unfold, Patel added.
However, the opposition Congress has mentioned that the state authorities is underestimating the information on deaths and sharing the inflated information on vaccinations.
Gujarat Congress President Kisan Morcha, Pal Ambaliya, mentioned the Kutch district has solely 14 veterinarians and inside days the district administration claims it has vaccinated 80,000 head of cattle, which is subsequent to unimaginable.
In response to Ambaliya, a video clip of Mundra taluka in Kutch was circulating this month, exhibiting useless cattle on the streets of the villages, and solely after that did the district administration get up.
The minister, nevertheless, rejected these allegations.
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