Additional Director General (ADG) of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, at the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Dr. Yes. Of. Gaur, Dr. Sumant Vyas Kajri, Head of the Department of Livestock Production and Resource Management, Jodhpur and Dr. Sushil Chaturvedi, Principal Scientist, Central Bovine Research Institute, Meerut, organized a seven-day training program on estrus, contemporary and artificial insemination for 20 veterinarians from 10 districts of Jammu. Certificates on successful completion of the training were distributed on 8th August along with the program coordinator, director and heads of various departments of Avikanagar.
The chief guest of the program, Dr. Gaur, requested all the trainees to take the knowledge they have learned here to the sheep and goat rearing farmers of Jammu region and requested all the scientists of Avikanagar to take the knowledge they have learned here to the sheep and goat rearing farmers of Jammu region and requested all the scientists of Avikanagar to work towards supplementing the meat production in the country. There is a need to work towards increasing the productivity per animal.
Director of the Institute, Dr. Arun Kumar Tomar also requested all the trainees to take the advanced technology of the Institute to the sheep, goat and rabbit rearing farmers of Jammu region as ambassadors of the Institute. Along with the guests present in the program, Told in detail about the advanced technologies developed in various departments of the institute and told that the institute is providing its better support to the National Livestock Mission and other schemes through various schemes of the Government of India, so that the sheep and goat rearing farmers of the country can develop their livelihoods scientifically. By increasing their livelihood by rearing sheep and goats, they will become strong and capable and contribute to a self-reliant India.
At the conclusion of the training, the coordinators of the training program, Dr. Suresh Chandra Sharma, Dr. Ajit Singh Mahala, Dr. Satyaveer Singh Dangi, and Head of Department Dr. Raghavendra Singh, Dr. Ajay Kumar, Dr. Arvindsoni, Dr. Vijay Kumar and Dr. Amarsingh Meena also interacted with the trainees and took detailed feedback about the training. All the trainees thanked the Sheep Husbandry Department from Jammu. He thanked the scientists of Avikanagar Institute for increasing their knowledge through this training program conducted experimentally and all the trainees from Jammu assured the Director that we will go to Jammu and introduce this technology to all the sheep and goats. Will be taken to the foster farmers as per the plan of the state government. Dr. Amar Singh Meena, media in-charge of Avikanagar Institute, gave the information.