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Livestock to register 800 Community Activists for cattle promotion.

MULTAN -- Livestock Department started registration of 800 Community Activists in order to impart them special training on cattle management.

While talking to reporter here on Wednesday, Additional Director Livestock Department Dr Sabtain said the selected Community Activists would get training for 28 days and Rs 200 per day would be given to each activist.

These activists would create awareness among cattle farmers about utility of vaccinations and proper management of cattle. Every activist should be holder of one or more animals and he would be taken from almost each village in the district. Among these 800 Community Activists there would 400 male and as many female activists.

Livestock department would keep close liaison with the trained activists and would continue to avail their services on different schemes or occasion, observed Dr Sabtain.

He informed that Punjab government was striving hard to improve milk and meat production in the province. Cattle farmers play important role in this regard. These activists would also serve as facilitator between the department and farming community,he said.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Aug 3, 2017
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