Veterinary Hospitals are institutes with facilities for day-to-day treatment, immunization, vaccination, artificial insemination, surgical intervention, etc. of livestock, pets, small animals and bird. Surgical procedures are carried out by the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon who is assisted by paravets staff including SVFA, VFA and Gr. IV staff.
Veterinary Dispensaries are institutes located in prescribed jurisdiction areas under the Department of AH & Veterinary in which treatment, immunization (vaccination), artificial insemination, surgical intervention of livestock and poultry are carried out by the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon (VAS) who is assisted by paravets staff viz. SVFA, VFA and Grade IV staff.
In the block level, this institute is known as Block Veterinary Dispensary, where in addition to above facilities, emphasis is given to extension activities like training of farmers, developing linkages with different financial institutions or with different PRI institutions related to AH & Veterinary. These activities are carried out by Extension Officer, Veterinary.
There are 570 Veterinary Hosptals and dispensaries under the Department of AH & Veterinary in Assam.
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