Hen Flu Scare: Mumbai civic physique points pointers for tackling avian influenza


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Hen Flu Scare: Mumbai civic physique points pointers for tackling avian influenza

 Within the wake of samples of two crows from Mumbai testing optimistic for chicken flu, the town civic physique has issued a set of pointers on reporting the dying of birds and protected disposal of their stays.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC), whereas issuing the rules on Monday, additionally appealed to residents to contact its helpline quantity 1916, in the event that they discover chicken deaths.

In line with the Bhopal-based ICAR-Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments (NIHSAD), two crows from Mumbai have died because of chicken flu, an official mentioned on Monday.

The BMC has directed the catastrophe management division to right away report about dying of birds to on obligation assistant engineers involved of the strong waste administration in assistant municipal commissioner’s workplace or to the struggle rooms.

‘The employees and helpers from the regional workplace and underneath assistant engineer will dispose the lifeless birds as per the laid down pointers,’ the rules mentioned.

The BMC additionally directed assistant engineers to carry the dying of birds to the discover of state-appointed fast response groups and dispose the carcasses as per their directions.

As per the directives underneath ‘Avian influenza motion plan to manage and forestall revised pointers 2021’, the lifeless birds need to be disposed of by burying them in a pit.

‘Additionally, it’s obligatory to make use of an satisfactory quantity of limestone to bury them and guarantee different animals don’t dig it once more,’ the civic physique mentioned.

The BMC additionally requested the Veer Jijamata Udyan in Byculla space of south Mumbai to observe pointers issued by the Central Zoo Authority about chicken flu.

Apart from asking the division involved to hold out consciousness campaigns about chicken flu, the civic physique additionally requested assistant commissioner (market) to create a plan about cleanliness of rooster and mutton retailers.

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