23rd April 2018, Umiam, Meghalaya
Two-day Annual Review Meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project (PSP) was inaugurated today at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya.
Dr. J. K. Jena, Deputy Director General (Animal Science) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. He urged upon the scientists to work hard to fulfill the dream “Doubling Farmers Income” of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
Dr. R. S. Gandhi, ADG (AP&B), ICAR, New Delhi emphasized on the need of production and dissemination of superior backyard poultry germplasm for nutritional and livelihood security of rural masses.
Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad, appreciated the performance of the PSP centres located in different parts of the country.
Dr. A. Sharma, Director, ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetics Resources, Karnal and Dr. S. Rajkhowa, Director, ICAR-NRC on Pig, Guwahati also expressed their views on this occasion.
Earlier, Dr. N. Prakash, Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam delivered welcome address.
Centre In-charges of 12 AICRP and 12 Poultry Seed Project Centres covering different states of the country participated in the review meeting.
(Source: Animal Science Division, ICAR)