Reasi: Additional District Development Commissioner Ramesh Chander today flagged off the second-phase of vaccination programme as part of the ongoing Foot and Mouth Disease Control Programme, here today.
Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Ramesh Razdan was also present at the occasion.
The field workers undertook an extensive drive through Reasi Town vaccinating cattle and educating livestock farmers about prevention and control measures for the disease.
Later, four teams undertook similar drives in nearby villages of Vijaypur, Aghar Ballian, Gran More and Marhi for vaccination of cattle.
ADDC exhorted upon the field workers to reach out as many households as possible so as to eradicate any remaining traces of the disease. He also appreciated the efforts of the CAHO and the department in helping eradicate the disease step by step.
Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Ramesh Razdan also cautioned the field workers to maintain cold chain and to ensure 100% vaccination.