MP Government unveils mobile veterinary units with animal care at your doorstep
The livestock department will provide a mobile medical unit as soon as people call the dedicated phone number to avail the service. Units will be formed as is on the model of ‘108’ services and will reach the support threshold.
On Tuesday, March 15, the Government of Madhya Pradesh approved a program of veterinary units that would provide door-to-door treatment to pets that fall ill. The goal of the program is to make public health care more accessible to people living in remote and underserved areas.
Door-to-door health care would be beneficial, especially for rural and vulnerable populations.
Interior Minister Narottam Mishra said the government was particularly concerned about domestic animals and provided the best veterinary care.
How are the services offered?
Under the scheme, the livestock department will provide a mobile medical unit when people call the dedicated phone number to avail the service. Units will be formed as is on the model of ‘108’ services and will reach the support threshold.
The unit will be equipped with the necessary drugs, as well as a veterinarian and nursing staff.
It will be controlled at three different levels: state, district and block. The principal secretary of the animal husbandry department will keep an eye on things at the state level, while the collector will keep an eye on things at the district level.
Uttar Pradesh launched 520 animal vans
the Government of Uttar Pradesh confirmed the setting up of nearly 520 mobile veterinary units as well as a hotline dedicated to cattle breeders, in particular cattle and goats, to deal with their illness the day before.
Treatment will be provided free of charge at the door. The units will be part of the central government umbrella program called the Livestock health and disease control program.
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