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Government Of Assam Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Directorate of AH & Veterinary

ASCAD (Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases)

Background

Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases (ASCAD) is a joint scheme of Government of India and Government of Assam on 75:25 basis, through which economically important diseases of birds and animals are sought to be controlled/eradicated in livestock and poultry.

Objective

  • Mass vaccination
  • Proper monitoring and surveillance
  • Treatment
  • Public awareness

Strategies

  • Upgradation of the Institute of Veterinary Biological, Khanapara as per GMP norms to meet the demand of increased vaccine production.
  • Establishment/Renovation of District Disease Diagnostic Laboratories for monitoring & surveillance of disease status.
  • Disease mapping.

Components

  1. Production of vaccine
  2. Procurement of vaccine
  3. Vaccination programme
  4. Cold chain maintenance
  5. Modernization/alteration of IVB
  6. Establishment of DDL
  7. Training programme
  8. Surveillance and Monitoring
  9. Information and Communication
  10. Control of emergent and exotic diseases

Achievements

S. N.YearVaccine (In Doses)Awareness CampTraining
ProductionProcurementDistrict LevelBlock LevelVetsPara-Vets
12003-0491760000000
 22004-051098545794500000
 32005-06170397000000
 42006-07938475700000117213729
 52007-081775190498500263907337
 62008-09614620717300000115
 72009-1032230785000001000
 82010-111918023642902621080100
 92011-1215694012111002643720100
 102012-13170725348750026438200200
 112013-145929543749950000200
 122014-153850201482930   0000
Total8405449150760201151547610781

Whom to Contact

Dr. Paresh Sharma
Deputy Director
Animal Health Clinic
GS Road, Khanapara
Phone: 9954150035