As much as 120 yaks get treatment at a veterinary camp organised by 40 Mountain Brigade at Yangtse In Tawang district under the aegis of 10 Madras, Headquarter of Indian Army on July 8.
Veterinary officer Maj Ankit Pathak inspected and treated approximately 120 Yaks of local grazers in Yangtse.
The camp was unique because it was a maiden effort by the Indian Army to assist grazers in the high reaches of Arunachal Pradesh at altitudes in excess of 14,210 feet.
The local grazers expressed their gratitude to the Indian Army and the unit in particular.
Speaking on the occasion, the local headman Karma praised the Indian Army and said that the Army was ever helpful to the local grazers. He also conveyed his heartfelt thanks for the Veterinary Camp and said that the same will go a long way in maintenance of good health of Yaks of the grazers which are their primary assets.
The camp was a huge success with grazers from all around the area participating with their Yaks and other livestock.