Veterinary officials visit NRC on Mithun

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/13/2019 11:11:01 AM IST

A delegation of senior officials led by commissioner & secretary, department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry (V&AH), Alan Gonmei, visited ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema on July 12.

A press release by the department stated that director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, Dr. Abhijit Mitra, appraised the delegation on the meeting held with Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, government of India, Giriraj Singh on June 20.

Dr. Abhijit informed that the Union Minister has already directed the institute to develop overall livestock policy for the state with special emphasis on mithun and pig.

The release states that in the meeting, the modalities for developing the livestock policy of the state including the strategies for augmenting the fodder production were discussed. 

The members also decided to hold a brainstorming workshop to be conducted by ICAR-NRC on Mithun to deliberate on the issue on the first week of August 2019.

It may be recalled that on July 11, the delegation called on the Union Minister, Giriraj Singh, wherein the latter had assured all out support for the development of Mithun in the state. 


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