Current Affairs


  • After deaths of migratory birds due to avian flu were reported in Delhi, an alert was sounded in Rajasthan, asking authorities and the public at large to keep a watch on the health of birds and take precautionary measures to check the likely outbreak of bird flu in the State.
  • Bird flu virus was detected in migratory birds in Delhi & there was a continuous movement of birds from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to Delhi.
  • The health of migratory birds will be monitored in the world-famous Keoladeo National Park, Tal Chhapar sanctuary and Darrah wildlife sanctuary, which are also popular as tourist destinations.
  • Animal Husbandry Department is monitoring the transportation of poultry and related products between Rajasthan and Delhi and coordinating with the Forest department to conduct a survey of the recent deaths of birds in forest areas, sanctuaries and national parks.
  • It has also alerted poultry farms situated in large numbers in Ajmer district.
  • In the Jaipur zoo, the administration has obtained serum samples of all bird species and sent them to the State Bird Laboratory for tests.
  • Besides, all the birds in the zoo are being administered anti-infection fluid.