Animal Health Worker:An Animal Health Worker also known as Community Animal Health Worker / Community Resource Person (Veterinary ) or Livestock Service Provider is a person selected from his/her own community to provide a set of "Minor Veterinary services" required for a given job role as per the provision of Indian Veterinary Council Act ( No.52 of 1984 ). He / she works under indirect or distant supervision of registered veterinarian, under over-all monitoring of any registered development / private / producer led agency.

Brief Job Description:An Animal Health Worker provides preventive health care, assistance in contagious disease control and basic first aid services to farm animal and poultry, mostly in the outdoor setting. He / she also play a role in veterinary extension, disaster management and other environmental, public health related services. A skilled Animal Health worker is expected to carry out following roles:

  •  Introduction to Animal Husbandry
  •  Controlling & Restraining of Animals
  •  Implementing regular preventive animal health care program
  •  Veterinary first aid
  •  Assisting government agencies in animal disease control
  •  Assisting in veterinary extension services
  • Assisting in animal welfare, breed conservation and disaster management
  • Implementation of animal breeding services in farm animals

Personal Attributes:An Animal Health Worker should have a mind for science, belongingness to the community, compassion for animals, good leadership, communication and observation skills. He / she should be physically strong and have manual dexterity to perform on the job.



Passed in 10th Standard from any recognized board
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Dr. K. N. Modi University

Tonk, Rajasthan

Dr K N Modi University, a State Government ordained, UGC approved Private University, situated on a sprawling 45 acres campus with sylvan surroundings is situated at Newai in the Tonk district of Rajasthan..


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