PM to launch key govt agri related programmes

National Animal Disease Control Programme for Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis and National Artificial Insemination Programme are set to be launched by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at Mathura this week

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New Delhi: Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi will be launching National Animal Disease Control Programme for Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis on 11 September 2019 in Mathura. He will also launch National Artificial Insemination Programme during the event.

Mr Modi will visit Pashu Vigyan Evam Arogya Mela and launch Babugarh Sex Semen facility and simultaneous countrywide workshops in Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in all the 687 districts of the country on the topic of vaccination and diseases management, Artifical insemination and productivity, etc.

National Animal Disease Control Programme for Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis is a 100% centrally funded programme, with a total outlay of Rs.12,652 crore from 2019 to 2024. It aims to control Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis by 2025 with vaccination and eventual eradication by 2030.