ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre in collaboration with KVK Dimapur organized a three-day (20 – 22 July 2016) training programme on “Promotion of Pig Breeding through Artificial Insemination and Scientific Management Techniques in Nagaland” at ICAR Nagaland Centre, Jharnapani for rural educated unemployed youths.
Dr. Viral Yore, Additional Director, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Kohima, Govt. of Nagaland, Chief stressed upon adoption of scientific pig rearing to achieve the self sufficiency in pork production. He distributed the three month old crossbred piglets to the participants.
The Joint Director of ICAR Nagaland Centre emphasized upon the pig production on commercial scale in Nagaland by adopting the advanced reproductive technology such as artificial insemination. He further urged the participants for incremental changes in piggery production system from fattening to breeding based system.
A total of 30 rural educated unemployed youths from Mon, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kohima, Medziphema, Diphupar and Dimapur district were attended the training programme.
(Source: ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre)