In a bid to help dairy farmers, the Animal Husbandry division will guarantee veterinary ambulance service in any respect blocks throughout the State. Through the cell items, the division goals to supply veterinary amenities, together with the service of a physician, on the doorstep of farmers.
“As part of the first phase, 29 ambulances will soon be operational with financial assistance from the Central government. Moreover, state-of-the-art ambulance facilities called Tele-Veterinary Units will be started at all district centres spending ₹1 crore,” mentioned Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development J. Chinchurani right here on Friday.
She was talking on the State-level inauguration of id card disbursal for the employees of dairy cooperatives.
“In collaboration with the State Bank of India, Kisan credit card has been made available to all dairy farmers. Dairy farmers can avail loans of up to ₹1,60,000 through Kisan credit card at subsidised rates and without collateral,” she mentioned.
The Minister additionally inaugurated a farmers’ facilitation cum data centre of the Chunda Dairy Cooperative Society, opened with monetary help from the Department of Dairy Development.
Dairy Farmers Welfare Fund Board Chairman V. P Unnikrishnan distributed uniforms to the staff of cooperative. During the perform, help was distributed to farmers of the Kottukkal Dairy Cooperative Society.
Chadayamangalam block panchayat president Lathika Vidyadharan presided over the perform whereas Ittiva grama panchayat president C. Amrita, welfare standing committee chairman B. Baiju, members Lalithamma, J. Madhu, Dairy Development Department director in-charge Sasikumar, Deputy Director B.S Nisha, Chadayamangalam dairy growth officer C.V. Pournami have been current.
Rafi Paul, Joint Director, Dairy Development division, moderated the seminar held in reference to World Milk Day celebrations. Princy John, high quality management officer, Kollam, and Cherumoodu dairy growth officer O.B. Manju led varied classes.