The Mobile Operation Theatre for Animal Birth Control initiated by Kudumbashree Thiruvananthapuram District Mission was launched by Dr K.T Jaleel, Minister, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala on 9 May 2018 at Central Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. The Mobile Operation Theatre unit is launched for executing the Animal Birth Control activities in the district in a more convenient and easier way.
It is the 'Winners ABC Mobile unit', affiliated to the District Mission of Thiruvananthapuram that is launched as a path breaking step in the sector of Animal Birth Control.The mobile unit mobilize all the amenities that an Animal Birth Control Operation theatre would have. The group comprises of two women and three men. The unit would travel to the panchayaths which need the service of the mobile operation unit for executing the animal birth control activities and would ensure the service of the veterinary doctor empanelled by the District Mission Coordinator. The unit had received Rs 3 lakhs fund from District Panchayath. Rs 3.50 was received as innovation fund and Rs 50,000 as start up fund. It is the responsibility of the unit to arrange the finance for the vehicle. The maintenance, insurance and service of the vehicle would also be met by the group from their profits. The attender of the vehicle himself would act as the driver of the vehicle. The other ABC units may also hire the mobile unit if needed, which would in turn be a source of revenue for the mobile unit. The District Mission Coordinator himself would schedule the work orders of the mobile ABC unit, prioritising as per the funds availed from various panchayaths. The Winner ABC mobile unit comprises of Smt. Rajani T.G, Smt. Jeevashree.M. Shri Satheesh Kumar M.G., Shri Jithesh K.G, and Shri. Mukesh M.S.
A total of 12 veterinary hospitals in the district have the amenities for executing the birth control activities. But it is not possible to complete the birth control activities arise in the district using those facilities only. By the launch of the mobile Animal Birth Control unit, this issue could be easily resolved. By taking the mobile unit to the veterinary hospitals, the service of both hospital and the unit might be utilized. Thereby, the service of the veterinary hospitals, which don't have the amenities for executing the animal birth control activities could be made use of. This would help in using the service of the 75 % of veterinary hospitals in the district. Shri. V.K Madhu, District Panchayath President, Thiruvananthapuram, Dr. K.R Shaiju, District Mission Coordinator, Thiruvananthapuram District Mission and Ms. Anjana M.S, Assistant District Mission Coordinator, Thiruvananthapuram District Mission was also present at the function.