Andhra Pradesh state government has decided to set up “India’s first government-run ambulance network” for animals.
To further boost the animal husbandry and veterinary sector in the state Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken this decision and one of its main missions to help reach out to the distressed animals. Providing proper healthcare to the animals is the goal of the mission.
The Animal Husbandry Department has been further directed to set up one Mobile Ambulance Veterinary Clinic at every assembly constituency. These ambulances will also have a 24/7 toll-free call centre.
These mobile ambulances shall provide veterinary first aid services along with spot diagnosis and attending to emergency cases. One veterinary doctor, One Para-veterinary worker, will be assigned to every ambulance.