Union Minister of Animal Husbandry Parshottam Rupala launched A-HELP Programme and Mobile Veterinary Unit scheme to take care of animal health issues in Jammu & Kashmir. Fifty state-of-the-art mobile veterinary units were flagged by the Union Minister and the Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha. Till now, people had to take their animals to Veterinary hospital but now after dialling 1962 helpline number they can avail the facility for their ailing animals in far flung areas too, said the LG. Publications including A-HELP Joint Implementation guidelines and Healthy Animals, Healthy People were released. Under Livelihood Mission, to establish Milk Self Help Groups and others at village level as Dairy Cooperative Groups will be a big goal for us, said the LG. We must make use of the schemes run by the government of India, he said. The Integrated Dairy Development scheme has grown in one and-a-half years. The Dairy sector should work like a role model. The aim of the government is to make the dairy farming families prosper, said the LG. The Union Minister also said that proposals will be passed as soon as possible and people of Jammu & Kashmir should avail the benefits coming from the various departments animal husbandry, fisheries etc.