Within the wake of samples of two crows from Mumbai testing optimistic for fowl flu, the town civic physique has issued a set of pointers on reporting the dying of birds and secure 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 fowl deaths.
In response to the Bhopal-based ICAR-Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses (NIHSAD), two crows from Mumbai have died resulting from fowl flu, an official mentioned on Monday.
The BMC has directed the catastrophe management division to instantly 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 conflict rooms.
‘The employees and helpers from the regional workplace and underneath assistant engineer will dispose the useless 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 regulate and stop revised pointers 2021’, the useless birds need to be disposed of by burying them in a pit.
‘Additionally, it’s obligatory to make use of an sufficient 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 fowl flu.
In addition to asking the division involved to hold out consciousness campaigns about fowl flu, the civic physique additionally requested assistant commissioner (market) to create a plan about cleanliness of hen and mutton retailers.
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