JAMMU: The Administrative Council (AC) which met right here beneath the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, authorised the proposal for the supply of free-of-cost medicines to Lumpy Pores and skin Illness affected Farmers of UT of J&Okay.
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&Okay attended the assembly.
In J&Okay, all 20 districts are affected with the illness, with 56,146 cattle having contracted an infection to this point out of which 1564 animals have died.
The affected farmers are in misery as a consequence of medical bills which ranges from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 10,000 and accordingly, to offer reduction to the farmers, the supply of freed from value veterinary medicines to LSD affected farmers has been made to ease the monetary burden of the farmers for treating the illness.