The Prime Minister launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) for eradicating the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis in the livestock from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. The programme aims at vaccinating over 500 Million Livestock including cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats and pigs against the disease.
It will be implemented for a period of five years till 2024 at a cost of around 13000 crore rupees.
The Prime Minister also launched National Artificial Insemination Programme during the event and Babugarh Sex Semen facility.
He also started Swachhta Hi Seva Programme emphasising the need to put an end to single use of plastic. Earlier, Mr Modi visited the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Pashu Arogya Mela.