Trivannanthapuram: State government announces financial assistance to the farmers who killed ducks due to bird flu. An endangered bird will be paid Rs.100 per bird.
A bird above two months of age will be given financial assistance of Rs. 200 / -. The government has also decided to pay Rs 5 per egg. In some parts of Alappuzha and Kottayam districts, bird flu has been confirmed. The government declared the bird flu a state disaster.