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    National Project on Rinderpest Surveillance and Monitoring (NPRSM)

    This component has been renamed from the National Project on Rinderpest Eradication (NPRE) to National Project on Rinderpest Surveillance and Monitoring (NPRSM). India has been declared free from Rinderpest and Contagious Bovine Pleuro-Pneumonia (CBPP) infection by OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) in 2006 and 2007, respectively. Rinderpest has been eradicated globally. Under the programme, States & Union Territory Governments are required to carry out physical surveillance through village, stock route & institutional searches so to maintain the freedom status of eradicated diseasesas well as undertake surveillance of other animal diseases in the country on a routine basis. Funds are provided to States and UTs to undertake strengthening of veterinary services, surveillance of various animal diseases including syndromic diseases.

    Activities to be undertaken under National Project on Rinderpest Surveillance and Monitoring.

    Sl.No. Items Activity
    1. i.General surveillance of various animal Diseases Funds to be utilized on travel, POL etc. to carry out surveillance of various animal diseases including syndromic diseases
    ii.Focused Surveillance Physical and sero-surveillance of CBPP, AHS and BSE as per requirement of the OIE