Birgunj on high alert for bird flu
PMBIRGUNJ: The District Livestock Office, Parsa, has observed high alert for
protection from bird flu.
Chief and Senior Veterinary doctor of the
Office, Udaya Pratap Singh, in the district level meeting held with the purpose
of controlling infection of bird flu, said works for observing high alert have
been expedited to control bird flu disease from entering in the district.
Singh also requested all not to import fowls and fowl-related materials,
to use methods of bio- security in one’s poultry farms and to help by informing
the nearby Livestock Centres and Sub-Centres if many fowls die
Saying that initiatives have been started to stop importing of
chicken and fowl related goods with the help of local administration and
security bodies, Singh added that high alert has been observed in possible risk
areas and monitoring works have been made very effective.
Livestock Quarantine Office, Birgunj, Munindra Nath Sharma said they have
started special care and that awareness-oriented programmes have been
extensively forwarded not to let bird flu enter.
Initiatives have been
taken to raise awareness as a campaign to aware locals. A mechanism including
local police administration, concerned bodies and technicians has been formed to
carry out market monitoring effectively and the mechanism has started its works
as a campaign, informed Sharma.
According to Superintendent of Police of
the District Police Office, Subodh Ghimire, all police posts and check posts of
the district have been made aware about it and directed not to compromise on the
issue that is directly linked with the life of the public.
Chief District Office of Parsa Chiranjibi Adhikary said local administration is
ready to provide help to stop bird flu from entering in the country.