18th June 2016, Guwahati
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra , Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) and Shri Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries visited ICAR –NRC on Pig, Rani, Guwahati today.
The Director General, ICAR suggested to undertake in depth research in pig breeding and other areas for bringing excellence in pig production in the country.
The Secretaries appreciated the institute for taking lead in popularizing value added pork products in the country through private entrepreneurs.
Later, they visited the institute pig farm and the R & D pork processing plant.
(Source: ICAR –NRC on Pig, Rani, Guwahati)