6 October 2016, Bhopal
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited the Biosafely Level -3 laboratory at ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal today.
In his address to the staff of NIHSAD, Dr Mohapatra appreciated the quality research publications of the institute and highlighted the need to find out ways to make intervention in the replication of viral pathogens at the molecular level.
Dr. V. P. Singh, Director, ICAR-NIHSAD briefed about the recent research activity of the Institute and urged for the institute’s need of a BSL-4 laboratory in view of the rising threat from zoonotic infections.
Dr S.K. Chaudhari, ADG (Soil Management), Dr P. K. Agrawal, ADG (National Agricultural Science Fund) and Directors of three ICAR Institutes of Bhopal, Dr. K.K. Singh, Director, CIAE, Dr. A.K. Patra, Director IISS and Dr N. P. Singh Director, IIPR accompanied the DG.
Two Hindi publications, on avian influenza and porcine reproductive and respiratory disease, were released by the dignitaries.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal)