Serve cattle to win hearts: Talasani to Vet Assistants

Hyderabad: Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav today exhorted the newly appointed 462 veterinary assistants recruited by TSPSC to serve their best and win the hearts of the farmers across the state. Addressing a program after giving away appointment orders to them at Secretariat here, the minister said that the new appointees are lucky to get government jobs due to support from parents and their own efforts. Unlike, in the past the state government has taken up appointments in a big way he noted. They got a rare chance to serve the animals for which the government has put in place mobile vans to offer emergency services at assorted places.

Our department has got significance with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao ha started several welfare and development programs. The Government offers priority to farmers, poor and community professions and offering priority to serve cattle with complete healthcare services. In addition to sheep scheme of flourishing Yadavas by spending Rs 5000 cr in the state the government has pressed one mobile van for each Assembly constituency for treating animals by calling 1962 toll free number. Also the government will be start in seven days another significant program to distribute buffalos on subsidy with an estimated cost of Rs 890 cr he remarked.

The State government has allotted Rs 20 cr to strengthen veterinary hospitals with all facilities he said. Srinivas Yadav asked the veterinary staff to do their best and ensure health of the cattle in all villages, towns and districts.

Animal Husbandry Secretary Sandip Kumar Sultania, Director Venkateshwarlu, TSLDA CEO Manjuvani, Additional Director Ramchander were present. (NSS)