Offered Salary PKR 25,000
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Peste des Petits Ruminats (PRR) are the major Trans-boundary Animal Diseases that are most prevalent and econmically the most important infectious diseases of Livestock in Pakistan. FMD is endemic in the country and as well in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province with occurance of outbreaks throughout the year. The disease severely affects milk production in addition to mortality in calves and loss of body condition and draught power. Simialry PPR is considered as one of the fatal disease of small ruminants (Sheeps & Goats) resulting in huge mortality rates and economical losses. It is estimated that National economic losses due to PPR is more than PKR 50.200 billion annually. Thus the disease threaten food Security and the livelihoods of smallholders and prevents animal husbandry sector from developing its economic potential. Note: Only Candidates who got DVM Degree from recognized University/Institute along with registered with Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC) are eligible for Four seats of Project Associate.