Twenty-Seven thousand one hundred and five camels were treated.
Jaipur, 8 September. A total of 815 camel welfare camps were organized by the Animal Husbandry Department in camel-dominated areas. These were held on every Saturday from July 24 to August 28, and a total of 27 thousand 105 camels were given free treatment.
The Animal Husbandry Minister Shri Lalchand Kataria expressed concern over the declining count of camels in the state and said that to beat this setback, they must work for the growth of the camel line by holding camps in the areas where camels are found in large numbers. He said that camps have been organized in camel-dominated areas every Saturday from July 24 to August 28.
Shri Kataria shared that around Twenty-seven thousand and a hundred and five camels were treated in these camps in totality. This included general treatment of Twenty thousand six hundred and sixty-two camels, treatment of Sarra illness in four thousand nine hundred and ninety-two camels and surgery of four hundred and fifty-one camels. He also mentioned the fact that six thousand one hundred and fifty-nine camel keepers were also benefitted from the seminars that were held throughout this phase.
Government Secretary, Animal Husbandry Department, Dr Aarushi Malik informed that in camel welfare camps, along with medical and health check-ups, necessary treatment has been done after examining Tibersa (Sarra) disease found in camels. Dr Arushi Malik informed that under the camel welfare campaign run by the department in the month of March 2021 they had conducted three hundred and forty camps. In the same camp, the treatment of more than twenty-one thousand and six hundred camels was also finished.