PM Narendra Modi launches the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) on 11th September 2019 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
The National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) aims to eliminate the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis in the livestock. This initiative focuses on empowering farmers and doubling their income, as promised under the Union Budget.
The National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) also aims to provide vaccination to over 500 million livestock including cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats and pigs against the FMD.
NADCP will be receiving 100 percent funding from the Union Government. The government has earmarked funds worth Rs 12,652 Crores for the programme, for five years till 2024,