Chief Minister Hemant Soren today launched the vaccination campaign under the National Animal Disease Control Program for the prevention and elimination of hoof-flattened (FMD) and brucellosis diseases in animals. The CM provided tabs, ice boxes, medicines and tags to the five vaccine personnel as a token. So that vaccine workers can tour the entire State giving vaccines and medicines to animals like cow, goat and sugar.
The vaccination campaign will be conducted twice a year for five years. Agriculture Minister Badal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rajiv Arun Ekka, Agriculture Secretary Abbu Bakar Siddiqui, Director of Agriculture, Nancy Sahay and others were present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, following the direction of CM, Deputy Commissioner Chaibasa provided 100 kg of rice from immediate food grains among the families deprived of ration in Chhota Lagaya village in Khuntapani. Also, he made people fill the application form for making ration cards available under the Jharkhand State Food Security Scheme to all the families deprived of ration. Immediately the process of covering all these families under the ambitious scheme of the state government has been started.
The CM was informed that the family of Lalmuni Munda, a resident of Chhota Lageya village in Khuntpani, lives by making beedis. The lockdown made his life worse. In 2017, they were removed from the list of beneficiaries and were denied ration because she could not submit the Aadhar card. During the lockdown her children did not get ration from school or Anganwadi. The same situation exists for many families residing in the village. The CM, after getting the information of the case, directed the Deputy Commissioner Chaibasa to investigate the matter and help Lalmuni Munda, including all the deprived families in getting ration.