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India To Be Rabies Free Country In Next Ten Years

by VR Sreeraman on July 12, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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 India To Be Rabies Free Country In Next Ten Years

Minister of State for Environment and Forest, Jairam Ramesh said here today that India would be a rabies free country within next ten years.

Speaking after releasing a book on animal birth control, Ramesh said, government has taken up the issue of rabies control as a challenge, and allotted 200 crore rupees for the project.

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Animal birth control programme for stray dogs and their effective anti-rabies immunization will be implemented seriously, Ramesh said.

Ramesh also informed that country imports rabies vaccine of worth Rs 400 crore every year.

He suggested that a rabies free road map and a mission document should be prepared which also include the over all cost, role of state governments, civic and local bodies, organizational plan etc. with a target to achieve it in 10 years time.

Source: ANI
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