Bare Foot Veterinary Assistants

  • Unemployment is a major problem in rural areas.  Ekalavya Foundation in collaboration with Lead bank in utnoor area, have mobilized unemployed youth to undergo barefoot veterinary Assistants training.  As part of the training, the youth are given basic information about animal health, first aid and administration of medicines, injections etc
  • The trained Barefoot Veterinary Assistants proved to be very successful program for, their presence in the villages have enabled quick response to the calls of farmers and ensured speedy recovery of animals from diseases and provided consistent income to the youth.