12th July, 2017, Makhdoom, Uttar Pradesh
ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom celebrated its 38th Foundation day here today.
Dr. S.M.K Naqvi, ICAR- Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar (Rajasthan) in his foundation day lecture highlighted the role of small ruminants especially goats in the livelihood and nutritional security of the resource poor farmers of the country.
Dr M S Chauhan, Director, ICAR-CIRG apprised about the recent achievements and activities of the institute. He also elaborated the need of low cost implementable technologies for the goat rearing that can be adopted by the goat farmers. He stressed that low cost implementable technologies is going to double the goat farmer’s income by 2022.
CIRG-Newsletter, and technical bulletins were released by the dignitaries in this occasion.
Plantation of valuable plants was organized and more than 200 plants were planted by the Scientists and staff members of the institute.
On this occasion, goat farmers from the institute’s ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav’ and ‘Farmers First’ programme, largely women goat rearers participated.
Seven progressive goat farmers including two women goat farmers were honored for adopting scientific technologies and setting example for other farmers of country.
(Source: ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom).