'One Health' pilot project launched in Bengaluru

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On June 28, 2022, the Ministry of Dairying and Animal Husbandry launched the 'One Health' pilot project in Bengaluru.

  • “One Health Pilot Project” was launched by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as implementation partners.

  • This health project is being implemented in Uttarakhand and Karnataka.

  • The One Health pilot project will bring together stakeholders from human, animal and environmental health to develop solutions to prevent future zoonotic disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The success of this pilot project will help the Centre develop a national 'One Health' roadmap.

  • The roadmap will be equipped with better feedback mechanisms and management.

  • It will also incorporate world best practices.

  • About Confederation of Indian Industry

  • CII is a non-governmental advocacy group and trade association.

  • Its headquarter is in New Delhi.

  • This association was established in 1895.

  • It engages with other leaders in business, academia, political and society in shaping industry, regional and global agendas.

  • It is a membership based organisation.

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