Animal Husbandry

Proper Feeding of Livestock Plays an Important Role: Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying

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Atul Chaturvedi, I.A.S., Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India visited the ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology in Bengaluru .

Chaturvedi applauded the Institute’s contribution in terms of the farmer-friendly technology developed and commercialization of technologies. He accentuated on the pivotal role played by the feeding of livestock out of four approaches that help in doubling the farmers’ income, viz., disease control, breed improvement, feeding, and processing, value addition & marketing. The Secretary stressed on the need for research to reduce the cost of poultry feed.

Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, ICAR-NIANP briefed about the Institute’s activities and its achievements, on-going projects, patents granted and technologies commercialized.

Dr. Bhatta, Director of the Institute made a brief presentation on the activities of the institute. He explained about the salient achievements of the institute, on -going projects, patent granted and technologies commercialized. 

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The Secretary (AHD) appreciated the contribution of the Institute in terms of the farmer friendly technology developed and commercialization of technologies. He mentioned that out of the four approaches for doubling the farmers income viz. disease control, breed improvement, feeding, and processing, value addition & marketing, the feeding of livestock plays an important role. He emphasized the need for research on reducing the cost of poultry feed and approaches for doubling the farmers income in terms efficient feeding of livestock. He also had interaction with other Scientists of the Institute.



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