NRDDL Jalandhar has a capability to check 1500 samples a day
CHANDIGARH: The state of Punjab is fully safe from Bird Flu till date however the Government is all set to sort out any scenario as a consequence of some Bird Flu instances in adjoining states. The Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan held a gathering with the senior officers of the ten involved departments on this regard at the moment on the Chief Secretary Office. Issuing strict directions to all the involved departments, the Chief Secretary directed all to take precautionary measures to forestall the unfold of Bird Flu within the state.
Vini Mahajan mentioned that all required logistics and funds can be found to forestall the unfold of Bird flu and lab testing of suspected instances. She additionally directed the Animal Husbandry Department to withdraw the Covid testing from NRDDL, Jalandhar and fully utilise the amenities at NRDDL, Jalandhar for testing of Bird samples. ‘Results of Bird Flu exams needs to be made accessible with none delay,’ directed Chief Secretary.
During the assembly Vini Mahajan additional directed all the involved departments to work in coordination to sort out any disaster scenario if it arises. The Police and Rural Development and Panchayts division have been requested to maintain an in depth vigil of their respective areas. If any mass mortality of Poultry or different birds is discovered, they need to instantly report it to the Deputy Director Animal Husbandry Department of their respective district. The Chief Secretary additionally suggested the departments to bear in mind the individuals in opposition to any rumors.
VK Janjua ACS Animal Husbandry Department knowledgeable the Chief Secretary throughout the assembly that NRDDL Jalandhar has a capability of testing 1500 samples in a day. He mentioned that NRDDL Lab Jalandhar has a mandate to check samples of 5 North Indian states and three UTs. He additionally briefed that till date 4 samples of geese from Tarn taran, Punjab have been acquired within the lab, earlier Haryana has despatched 4 samples however there was no correct consequence of outcomes subsequently our groups collected 57 extra samples from Haryana and a couple of samples of birds have been despatched from Sukna Lake by UT. All these outcomes can be made accessible by tomorrow night. He additional mentioned that solely 2 samples of birds despatched by Himachal Pardesh have been discovered optimistic till date.
The senior officers from Animal Husbandry, Health and Family Welfare, Rural Development, Water Supply and Sanitation, Revenue and Rehablitation, Forest and Wildlife, Police Department, Director CPDO, Chandigarh and Vice Chancellor of GADVASU attended the assembly.