The State government has accorded permission to start six more animal husbandry sub-centres in Tiruchi district.
Mr. Murugesan added that the State government has also given permission to appoint 80 Animal Husbandry Assistants in Tiruchi district.
They will be in addition to 8 animal husbandry hospitals, 97 veterinary dispensaries and a poly clinic, which works on round-the-clock basis.
S. Murugesan, Joint Director (In-Charge), Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Tiruchi district, told The Hindu that the sub-centres would be opened at Natham and Kidaram in Thottiam block, Pillaiyarpalayam in Thathaiyarkarpettai block, Paganur in Manikandam block, Vellalampatti and Arasanilaipalayam in Vaiyampatti block.
With this the number of sub-centres in the district will go up to 31.