LIVESTOCK HEALTH SECTION 

Name of the scheme:     

Veterinary Health Services, Medical store and Vaccine Depot. Animal Disease Diagnostic and Intelligence Unit.

Objective:

To provide Veterinary Health services to Farmers, Livestock Owners and Pet Owners. So as to maintain proper health of Livestock Veterinary Hospital and Veterinary Dispensary are established and necessary treatment for sick animals and prophylaxis for various disease are done by way of vaccination against various diseases of livestock.

Activity:

This scheme aims that the animal owners maintain their animal in proper health in order to get sustained benefits by way of the products obtained from them and the income generated through them are available    for their lively hood. Apart from this the health service  not only covers the health of animals but also the public health by way of containing the spread of number of Zoonotic diseases spread through animals namely, Brucellosis, Rabies, Tuberculoris, Anthrax etc.,

 

Details and functions of staff:   

The Joint Director (Livestock Health) is the supervisory officer of this scheme. The Joint Director allocates funds required for implementation of the scheme.

The Development of infrastructural facilities for the institution, maintenance and supply of inputs to the institution like Medicine, Vaccine, Equipments etc., and providing diagnostic support by establishing and maintaining Disease Investigation Centre and Clinical Laboratories are the main responsibility of the Joint Director.

 The health services are carried out by the respective Veterinary Assistant Surgeons incharge of the Veterinary Institution and they look after the sick and ailing animals in their jurisdictions with the help of the supportive staff. They conduct periodical vaccinations and control spread of disease among livestock.


The details of services rendered by the staff of the established Veterinary Health institutions in various places are detailed below:-

            

VD: Veterinary Dispensary: Institutions has facility for treatment of animals, minor surgeries and cattle and goat breeding. I/C Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.

MVD: Mobile Veterinary Dispensary: A Veterinary Dispensary functions in a four wheeler. Moves about every day visiting villages and provide treatment to Animals. I/C Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.

MiVD: Minor Veterinary Dispensary: Veterinary institutions upgraded from Key Village Unit has facility for treatment of animals and cattle breeding.

DIC: Disease Investigation Centre: Veterinary Institution intended for investigation of outbreak, disease surveillance, submit status report on disease of areas.

CL: Clinical Lab: Veterinary institutions has laboratory diagnostic facility. Collect biological sample from Veterinary Institutions and provide diagnostic support to field institutions. I/C Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.

CVMS: Central Veterinary Medical Stores: Institution collect requirement from all Veterinary Institutions and supply required medicine, vaccine, equipments and allied items.

 

Working hours of all  the Veterinary Institutions :-

Working day

F.N

A.N

Monday to Friday

08.45-1.00

2.00-5.00

Saturday

08.45-1.00

-

Sunday

08.45-12.30

-

Public Holiday

08.45-10.45

-

   

Emergency Veterinary Health Service:

Casuality: Availability for 24 hrs at Veterinary Hospital , Puducherry only.

PUDUCHERRY  REGION

COMMUNE WISE DETAILS

Name of the commune

Name of the institution

Location

Puducherry

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Dept. of Animal Husbandry & Animal Welfare Complex

Maraimalai Adigal Salai,

Puducherry;

 

b. Two Mobile Veterinary Dispensaries

-do-

 

c. Clinical laboratory cum Disease Investigation Centre

-do-

 

d. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Vazhaikulam

Ariyankuppam

Veterinary Dispensary

Ariyankuppam

Bahour

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Bahour

 

b. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Seliamedu

 

c. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Kirumampakkam

Nettapakkam

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Kariamanickam

 

b. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Karikalampakkam

Mannadipet

a.Veterinary Dispensary

Madagadipet

 

b. Veterinary Dispensary

Thirukkanur

 

c. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Katterikuppam

Villianur

a.Veterinary Dispensary

Villianur

 

b. Veterinary Dispensary

Sivaranthagam

 

c. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Thondamanatham

Oulgaret

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Thattanchavady

 

b. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Kalapet

 

c. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Karuvadikuppam

 

KARAIKAL REGION

COMMUNE WISE DETAILS

Name of the commune

Name of the institution

Location

Karaikal

a. Veterinary Hospital

Dept. of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Complex, Karaikal

b. Mobile Veterinary Dispensary

-do-

Neravy

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Neravy

b. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Vizhithiur.

T.R.Pattinam

Veterinary Dispensary

T.R.Pattinam

Thirunallar

a. Veterinary Dispensary

Thirunallar

b. Minor Veterinary Dispensary

Thirunallar

Nedungadu

Veterinary Dispensary

Kurumbagaram

Kottucherry

Veterinary Dispensary

Kottucherry

 

Mahe Region

Mahe

Veterinary Dispensary

Palloor

 

Yanam region

Yanam

Veterinary Dispensary

Yanam

 RULES AND ACTS

          As such there is no Rules or Acts involves in the availing of the services provided in this scheme.  

SERVICES AND BENEFICIARIES

          Services  all provided free of cost to all citizen, the  beneficiaries of the services are farming community involved in the production of milk, meat  and egg and citizen owing pet animals.

 SERVICES AVAILABLE WITH LIVESTOCK HEALTH SECTION

  1. Treatment of animals.
  2. Vaccination for animals.
  3. Surgery for animals.
  4. Conduct of Health camp.
  5. Conduct of deworming camp.
  6. Ambulatory services for movement of sick animals like cattle to Veterinary Institutions at nominal tariff rates.

All services are rendered free of cost to all except for ambulatory service.

For Ambulatory Services  

Contact person: The Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Veterinary Hospital

                        Ph.No.0413-2206889

Tariff              :  Minimum Rs.50/- upto ------ Km additional every -------

                         Km Rs.

 

 

Disposal of carcasses of zoonatic importance

      Any death of livestock due to zoonotic disease may be confirmed with the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon of the respective jurisdication of the Veterinary institutions. The Dept. provides incentives for disposal of such carcasses.

Large animal cattle & Buffaloe

Rs.2,000

Small animal sheep & Goat

Rs.   500

 

      The Veterinary Assistant Surgeon  supervise and certify the burial and recommended for payment of incentives for scientific disposal of carcasses.

Application

 

No application forms are required to avail the services of the scheme.

However for receiving the incentive provided for the disposal of  carcase of cattle died due to Anthrax disease, the cattle owner should inform any sudden death of  cattle to the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon incharge of the Jurisdiction with a written application and dispose  the carcase as directed by the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon

 

Address of the official to be contacted

Joint Director (Livestock Health),

Department of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare,

Maraimalai Adigal Salai,

Puducherry.

 Phone No.2203135, 2206888 and 2206889

ahd.pon@nic.in
 

 

An e-mail ID for receiving suggestions/feed back may be provided on the site.

ahd.pon@nic.in

Recommended vaccine schedule for Livestock for Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam.

 

FMD

Once in six months as per GOI instruction

April-May Ist Mass vaccination

Oct-Nov  IInd Mass vaccination

HS

Sept-Oct

Anthrax

May-June (at endemic areas only)

B.Q

Sept-Oct(at endemic areas only)

P.P.R

Sept-Oct (Sheep & goat only)

ARV

Post exposure to all animals

1-3-7-21 days

 

Prophylaxis for pet animals only

Above 3 months of age and repeated annually.

 


 Duties and Responsibilities

 

Veterinary Dispensaries,  Mobile Veterinary Dispensaries I & II

 

  1. Treatment for animals
  2. Vaccination to animals
  3. Annual Foot and Mouth Disease Mass Vaccination
  4. Conduct of Health camps
  5. Conduct of De-worming camps

 

Central Veterinary Medical Stores and Vaccine Depot.

 

  1. Purchase of equipments, vaccines and medicines .
  2. Distribution of vaccines and medicines

 

                                                                                                                                                                              

 

LIVESTOCK HEALTH SECTION

 

  1. Routine Veterinary Health services to the Livestock  & Pet animals at the Veterinary Hospital , Puducherry and other Veterinary Dispensaries (Ariyankuppam, Bahour, Kariamanickam, Madagadipet, Sivaranthagam, Thirukanur, Thattanchavady & Villianur).
  2. Conducting of Health camps & De-worming Camps.
  3. Purchase of medicines and vaccines and distribution of the same to the Veterinary Institutions from Central Veterinary Medical Stores and Vaccine Depot. , Puducherry.
  4. Payment of  incentive to Anthrax Carcass. 
  5. No exclusive Welfare schemes is implemented.