Which committee has been constituted to monitor bird flu situation?
[A]G N Bajpai committee
[C]KV Kamath committee
[D]Anant Mashelkar committee
The Union Agriculture Ministry has constituted Dr. Munialappa committee to monitor bird flu situation and help the state governments in taking steps to contain the spread of avian influenza (H5N8). Dr. Munialappa is the Joint Commissioner in the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries (DADF). The committee will have representatives from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Department of Agriculture Research and Extension (DARE) and the Delhi government. Apart from this, the ministry has established a control room with telephone numbers — 011-23384190 and 09448324121.