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Khattar okays milk sample collection by veterinarians

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

The Haryana Chief Minister (CM), Manohar Lal Khattar in Thursday approved to authorise veterinary doctors to take samples of milk and send these for laboratory examination.

He also issued directions that the procedure of allotting duties to home guards be made online, and regular raids should be conducted by joint teams constituted for the purpose to prevent illegal mining in Ghaggar river.

The CM was addressing people at the Janta Darbar organised at his residence here today. At the darbar, people from the state and representatives of 15 delegations presented their demands.

Besides, officers of Health Department, Khattar also authorised officers of Animal Husbandry Department to take milk samples to ensure the quality of milk in the state. Veterinary doctors in their respective areas will lift milk samples and send these for examination in laboratory.

On the demands made by Diploma Veterinary Association, the CM directed the Additional Chief Secretary, Animal Husbandry Department, to conduct an inspection.

Hearing the demand for regular allotment of duties to home guards, the Chief Minister directed officers concerned to go online so that all home guards are allotted duties without bias.

Taking a serious note of the complaints regarding illegal mining in river Ghaggar in Panchkula, he directed officers to conduct regular raids to prevent illegal mining at all cost.

On the grievance submitted by the delegation of Haryana Private School Association, he asked them to submit their demands to the Additional Chief Secretary, School Education, by August 25 so that appropriate action could be taken.

On the demand of bringing schools under the Right to Education Act, Khattar said the department was formulating a policy regarding recognition of schools. If the Haryana Private School Association made any suggestions, these would be considered.