"Culling of birds has, therefore, been ordered in four villages falling under the panchayat Chakhand, Amaiya, Belsira and Aphroj.
An advisory has also been issued asking the people to avoid coming into contact with any migratory wild birds or consumption of their meat," the commissioner added.
Besides, those in the poultry business are being compensated," Pal told mediapersons.
A central team has reached the villages with the necessary paraphernalia.
"Although no humans have so far been found to be afflicted by the virus, antiviral drug Tamiflu is being made available in the affected region as a precautionary measure.
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