Dr. Shree Ram Adhikari

Dr. Shree Ram Adhikari

Office Chief
Speech

Introduction

"Quarantine" means the process to confirm any animal, animal products or animal production inputs whether diseased or not and put such animal, animal products or animal production  inputs in isolation in specific place, together with or separately for a period of time as prescribed for their inspection (Nepal Animal Health and Livestock Services Act, 2055 (1999).
Nepal is a landlocked country located between China and India. It has about a thousand kilometers  free border  to India. Due to porous this border, the animal quarantine has a  pivotal role in inspecting the animals and their  products that enters through the border to safe guard the country against the infectious animal diseases diseases. Also, the animals that are imported through the foreign countries should be sent through the quarantine process  for screening against the foreign animal diseases. In such conditions the border and internal quarantine processes should be managed properly.

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