Sikkim government banned on Thursday Import of all poultry products In view of the outbreak of avian influenza in various places across the country for one month from other states.
A notification on the ban was issued by SD Subba, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services.
“In view of reports of avian influenza outbreaks in several states and to prevent possible prevention of avian influenza disease in the state, the Sikkim government has banned the entry of out-of-state poultry and poultry products. Date of issue of notification In a month, ”the notification states.
It is noteworthy that outbreak of avian influenza has been reported from ten states including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala.