14th May 2016, Guwahati
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) visited ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig here today. In his interaction with scientists of ICAR-NRC on Pig, ICAR-NRC on Yak, ICAR-NRC on Mithun and North-East centre of CPCRI, he emphasised upon the importance of entrepreneurship development for meeting increased availability of pigs. DG asked the scientists to look beyond artificial insemination to make available quality germplasm at farmers field. He encouraged the scientists to work for the development of piggery, adopt villages and strengthen mera gaon, mera gaurav programme of the Government and increase visibility of the institute.
Shri. S. K. Singh, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor while, appreciating the fund utilisation and revenue generation by the institute, emphasized on spreading of expenditure across the financial year.
Earlier, Dr.Dilip Sarma, Director, ICAR-NRC on Pig briefed on major achievements of the institute.
(Source: ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati)