24th November 2016, Bangalore, Karnataka
ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore celebrated its 22nd Foundation Day here today.
Shri Aravind Kaushal, Distinguished Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and former Additional Secretary, DARE and Secretary ICAR, New Delhi in Foundation Day lecture urged the scientists to address the issue of feed and fodder scarcity and the impending effect of climate change on livestock production. He suggested making concerned effort to get funding from National and International Agencies through collaborative research projects.
The Guest of Honour, Dr N V Patil, Director ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner speaking on the occasion reiterated the need for collaborative research in animal science especially in basic and fundamental aspects of livestock production. He urged that the research findings of ICAR-NIANP need to be made use of in species specific institutes to develop strategies for improving their productivity.
Earlier, Dr Raghavendra Bhatta, Director ICAR-NIANP highlighted some of the significant achievements including the new initiatives and vision of the Institute for the future.
On this occasion, two technical books published in Hindi language on Buffalo reproduction and Animal Nutrition Technologies were released by the dignitaries on the occasion.
Directors and Senior Officials of all the ICAR institutes in Bangalore participated in the event.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore)