Bengaluru One Health Pilot Project

On June 28, 2022, The Ministry of dairying and animal husbandry launched ‘One Health’ pilot project in Bengaluru.

Key Points

  • The One Health Pilot Project will bring stakeholders from human, animal, and environment health on single platform, in order to formulate solutions for preventing outbreak of zoonotic disease like covid-19 pandemic in future.
  • Success of the pilot project will help the centre in developing a national ‘One Health’ roadmap.
  • The roadmap will be equipped with better response mechanism and management.
  • It will also incorporating best practices from the world.

Who has launched the pilot project?

The “One Health Pilot Project” will be launched by department of animal husbandry & dairying, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as implementation partners.

Which states are implementing the pilot projects?

The department of animal husbandry & dairying is implementing the pilot projects in Uttarakhand, besides Karnataka.

National One Health Roadmap

The department of animal husbandry and dairying would develop a national One Health roadmap, on the basis of learnings of “One Health Pilot Project”. This will help in preventing future zoonotic disease outbreaks.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

CII is a non-governmental advocacy group and trade association. It is headquartered in New Delhi. The association was founded in 1895. It is engaged with business, academic, political and other leaders of society in shaping the industry, regional and global agendas. It is a membership-based organisation.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

It is an American private foundation, launched in 2000 by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates. It is Based in Seattle, Washington.  As of 2020, it is reported as the second largest charitable foundation worldwide.

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