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Inauguration the Animal Science Laboratory & Nili Ravi buffalo workshop at KVK Tarn Taran

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Booh, Tarn Taran organized a workshop on Nili Ravi buffalo at its campus. Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana graced the occasion as Chief Guest. About 200 farmers from different villages of Tarn Taran participated in the said programme. Deputy Directors and Veterinary Officers, Department of Animal Husbandry, Govt. of Punjab from districts such as Tarn Taran, Ferozepur,  Amritsar along with Veterinary Officers participated in the programme. Dr. K.L. Mehrara (Retd) CTO and Dr. F.C. Tuteja, Senior Scientist & Officer Sub campus, CIRB, Nabha also participated in the event. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana said that Nili Ravi buffalo is native to Punjab and plays a significant role in fulfilling the requirement of milk and dairy products in the region. There is urgent need to conserve such buffaloes. Nili Ravi buffalo rearing can help farmers to earn handsome money. Further. Vice Chancellor inaugurated the Animal Science Laboratory at KVK, Tarn Taran in which semen of buffalo bull of Nili Ravi will be sold to the farmers of the Majha region. Dr. Balwinder Kumar, Associate Director, KVK Tarn Taran said that in this workshop livestock farmers gained latest information about Nili Ravi buffaloes which certainly will improve the breed, feeding and production potential of animal. Dr. R.S. Grewal, Director Livestock Farms, GADVASU, Ludhiana. Dr. Tejbir Singh Randhawa,  Chairman Sukhraj Singh Kirtowal, SGPC member Sh. Sukhwinder Sidhu & sarpanches of various villages were present in the event. Farmers also brought Nili Ravi buffalo & bull for display in the workshop and best buffalo & bull was awarded in the event. In the event, teaching and non-teaching staff of KVK was also present. Private companies, Self help groups and scientists from PAU, GADVASU & state departments exhibits their technology and products.  A pamphlet on Nili Ravi buffalo was also released on this occasion.



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