Army organises Veterinary Camp

RAJOURI: To ameliorate the veterinary problems of the local populace a veterinary camp was organised by the Army at Village Gadyog, District Rajouri. The camp witnessed an unprecedented response from the populace as people from Luni Darman, Badhal, Khawas and Gadyog villages also attended the camp.

A team of Veterinary Doctors and Veterinary Assistants from the Army and Civil Veterinary Doctors from Veterinary Department, Budhal attended to the animals at the camp.

A total of 1175 animals to include sheep, goats, cows, calves, buffaloes, dogs, ponies, mules and horses belonging to 110 Gujjar and Bakkarwal families were treated during the veterinary camp. Free veterinary medicines were also distributed as part of the veterinary health initiative.

Prominent members of Civil Administration along with a number of Sarpanchs were also present during the camp. Speaking on the occasion Sarpanch of village Gadyog, on behalf of the locals expressed his appreciation towards the Indian Army for its initiative in veterinary care for the remote villages and reaching out to the population most in need but deprived of basic requirements.

 

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