Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the National Animal Disease Control Programme for Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis on September 11 in Mathura.
He will also launch the National Artificial Insemination Programme during the event, an official press release said.
The Prime Minister will visit Pashu Vigyan Evam Arogya Mela and launch various facilities and events, including simultaneous countrywide workshops in Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in all the 687 districts of the country on the topics of vaccination and diseases management, artifical insemination and productivity.
The 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.
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