TANGLA: The 37th BN of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) organized a veterinary civic action (VCA) programme at 1 No.Tankibasti village under border out post Tankibasti along the Indo-Bhutan border in Udalguri district on Tuesday.
The VCA programme included vaccination of cattle against common diseases like foot and mouth disease and Hemorrhagic Septicemia, among others. In the programme, the veterinary branch under the supervision of Dr Sudhir Sangma of 37th Bn, SSB provided free medicines for the livestock of villagers of neighbouring villages.
A total of 205 livestock were treated by the veterinary officers and medicines distributed. Various first-hand tips were also given to the villagers for keeping their livestock healthy and yielding maximum profit.