Date: March 30, 2019
Cattle Vaccinated: 351
In various surveys conducted by the team, Team UBA found that the major sources of occupation for most of the residents were agriculture and dairy and no vaccination was provided to them in some villages. With the main aim of benefiting the livelihood of villagers, team conducted cattle vaccination camps in the villages to provide vaccination to the cattle against Foot and Mouth Diseases (FMD). Team UBA, IIT Roorkee organized a Veterinary Camp at the doorstep in village Chandpur on March 30, 2019. The camp was organized under the supervision of Dr. Satyendra Negi, livestock officer Horawala.
Everyone appreciated and supported the new idea of facilitating vaccination to cattle at the doorstep. Thus, the camp turned out to be a huge success and witnessed great support of cattle owners from the village. 351 cattle were vaccinated in total.
At the end of the day, the camp set its sight on vaccinating cattle against Foot and Mouth Diseases (FMD), which may cause severe health issues if affected by this affliction. The team members also spread awareness among cattle owners about the importance of timely vaccination to prevent diseases for good health. The camp thrived to accomplish the sound body of cattle as:
Cattles, who help the farm industry to feed us, is worth taking care of.