17865 hand pumps were proposed to be rebored and 6836 riser pipes were to be extended. All the works proposed have been completed.
Action is being taken by Panchayati Raj, Department for timely repair of non-functional hand
Activities done by Animal Husbandry Department Uttar Pradesh during Drought in 58 Drought
affected districts in the year 2009
Action Plan -An action plan to face the drought was sent to all the affected districts for execution in the month of June,09 and the copy of the same was sent to district magistrates too.
Cattle health care
All the required necessary medicines were made available on all departmental institutes in affected districts by the Chief Veterinary Officers from normal departmental annual budget.
Adequate medicine was made available on hospital to cure animals poisoned by Cyanide poison through Chury. Open Farmers meetings were organized to tell farmers about Chury poisoning in animals and what should be done in such conditions.
Through Vaccination Campaign in all the affected districts 10356260 animals were vaccinated against seasonal diseases and 3566553 animals were treated from the date of drought declaration up to 31st October, 2009.
As per CRF guide lines 2007 establishment of Cattle rehabilitation camps to protect valuable cattle of state 11819 camps were proposed, at block level but No such camp was established any where in state, as there was no scarcity of dry fodder for animals in state, dry was available at reasonable rated Rs. 350/= to Rs. 450/- per quintal in all the districts.
All the dry fodder (straw) suppliers were enlisted as per instructions and daily fodder rate record was maintained in all districts.
Fodder for animals
No report regarding shortage of cattle fodder (dry) from any district was received. The dry fodder was available every where in state at reasonable price Rs. 350/- to Rs. 450/- per quintal
Crops of Green fodder in Khar if season were almost damaged due short rain fall. Total 59692 green fodder mini kits and 9280.01 quintal green fodder seed was distributed in all districts of state.
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