World Veterinary Day 2023

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'World Veterinary Day'was organized on 29 April 2023. This day is celebrated every year on the last Saturday of April as a mark of respect to the veterinary profession.

An Overview of the News: 

  • It was organized on April 29, 2023 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Purushottam Rupala, Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan and Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying L. Muruganwere also present on the occasion.

Theme of the day:

  • This year the theme of the day is'Promoting diversity, equality and inclusion in the veterinary field'.

  • On this occasion, to recognize and celebrate the important roles of veterinarians in economic development, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying along with the Veterinary Council of India celebrated the World Celebration of Veterinary Day - 2023.

  • Stakeholders from the veterinary profession of the country have been invited on the occasion. The major activities of the program include conferences, panel discussions on mainstreaming veterinary education and services in the country and the role of veterinarians on One Health.

World Veterinary Day - History

  • The day was established by the World Veterinary Federation on April 29, 2000. Since then, the last Saturday of April is celebrated each year as World Veterinary Day with a new theme.

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