Livestock department to strengthen veterinary polyclinics and disease investigation units

Pets, small ruminants and other animals are brought to the polyclinic for the treatment of different diseases and conditions

A technical team headed by the secretary of Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services (AH&VS) visited on Gangtok Veterinary Polyclinic and Disease Investigation Units to modernize the facilities and extend the services offered to citizens.

Pets, small ruminants and other animals are brought to the polyclinic for the treatment of different diseases and conditions.

Due to the outstanding veterinary services provided by the polyclinic veterinarians, the number of cases in the polyclinic is constantly increasing.

Dr. P. Senthil Kumar, AHVS Secretary, Senior Directors Dr. BM Chettri, Dr. Gynashyam Sharma, Director, Veterinary Services Dr. Sivashankar, and Additional Directors, Co-Secretary, JDs, DDs, and Department Veterinary Officers constituted this team .

The group discussed how to improve the clinic’s infrastructure, equipment and service delivery. He also explored the feasibility of developing a pet hospitalization facility at the clinic and working 24/7 to provide round-the-clock services.

The secretary instructed physicians to report cases to the department and estimate the clinic’s future growth and development needs to create a comprehensive roadmap.

They also toured the Disease Investigation Unit and laboratory facilities on campus, which included a microbiology lab, blood lab and nutrition lab.

In view of the increase in state veterinary health care activities, the issue of lack of infrastructure and personnel has also been studied in order to develop solutions in the near future. The team also explored the idea of ​​building a call center for preventive veterinary treatments, such as vaccines, that would treat all animals in the state.

Meanwhile, the Superintendent of SVPC – Dr. Diki Palmu Sherpa – accompanied the teams to explain the various activities of the Polyclinic, and the relevant Addl Directors and JDs heading various investigative units also explained the activities. undertaken by their divisions to provide various veterinary care services.

Dr. P. Senthil Kumar, Secretary of AH&VS, congratulated the state polyclinic team consisting of veterinary doctors, disease investigation units and veterinarians working in various other laboratories for their achievements and assured them of all necessary assistance to further strengthen the institution.

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