Odisha to pass new bill to strengthen agriculture, livestock marketing

Though the bill along with another on contract farming was to be passed last year itself, the State government developed cold feet due to stiff opposition to the three farm reform laws.

published on : 5th September 2022

Lumpy skin disease in cattle spreads to over 8 states/UTs; 7,300 animals dead so far

About 74,325 cattle have been affected in Punjab so far, while 58,546 in Gujarat, 43,962 in Rajasthan, 6,385 in Jammu and Kashmir, 1,300 in Uttarakhand, 532 in Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 21st August 2022

Street dogs population declined in a majority of states but increases in 17 states

The concerned ministry said that Rajashthan has also witnessed a rise in the number of street dogs from 11,51,015 in the 2012 Census to 12,75,596 till the last count of the census held in 2019.

published on : 16th August 2022

After Yamuna swollen to danger level, roads became home for many

As she was setting up the temporary structure, her three children hurried to the opposite side and brought the yellow tarpaulin to cover it.

published on : 16th August 2022

Odisha medical corporation fails to provide veterinary drugs; livestock farmers' conditions worsen 

Non-supply of drugs to has also hindered in implementation of livestock health and disease control programmes, which were carried out through organising camps.    

published on : 4th July 2022

Livestock inspector found in possession of assets worth Rs 7.21 crore

The LI  Jagannath Rout had joined the service in 2008 and was currently posted at Kalarahanga in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 6th May 2022

Quack gives livestock injections to man in Odisha, let off by police

The quack assured Mukti that he would cure Srikanta within 24 hours and it was a minor case for him. 

published on : 18th April 2022

Minister inaugurates Rs 150 L-worth lakh livestock and poultry feed technology centre

Minister for Fisheries, Fishermen Welfare and Animal Husbandry Anitha R Radhakrishnan said that the growth in Animal Husbandry will aid the rise of the State's economy.

published on : 16th March 2022

Launched in 2019, ambulance for animals yet to cover hilly regions of Krishnagiri district

The Animal Mobile Medical Ambulance (AMMA), which offers treatment for ailing livestock at the owners' doorsteps, received 10,475 calls in Krishnagiri district since its launch in November 2019.

published on : 9th March 2022

Centre bans sale of cattle in animal markets for slaughter

The rules do not ban cattle slaughter but regulate animal markets and illegal trade.

published on : 26th May 2017