8-Title: Status and pattern of animal health delivery services provided by veterinary officers in arid zone of Rajasthan
Authors: Devi Singh Rajput and Hema Tripathi
Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):37-43.
How to cite this manuscript: Rajput Devi Singh and Tripathi Hema (2012). Status and pattern of animal health delivery services provided by veterinary officers in arid zone of Rajasthan. Ruminant Science 1(1):37-43.
The present investigation discusses the status of animal health delivery services provided by veterinary officers (VOs) in arid zone of Rajasthan, India. The present study was conducted in two purposively selected districts viz. Bikaner and Jaisalmer from arid zone of Rajasthan. The data were collected from twelve veterinary officers providing animal health services in twelve veterinary hospitals selected from four identified tehsils of two districts. The study highlighted that most of the VOs were male and possessed more than ten years of service experiences. Average number of cases attended at veterinary hospital was found to be more than the case attended at doorstep service. Average number of cases of small ruminants handled was found more than large ruminants, camel and other livestock species both at hospitals and doorstep. Tremendous improvement was reported for various livestock development programmes, recruitment of staff in veterinary hospitals and provision of government help during calamities.
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