18th October, 2021, Izatnagar
The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh organized the “4th Interface Meeting with the Veterinary Officers of the Animal Husbandry Department of Karnataka” today.
In his address, the Chief Guest, Dr. Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR emphasized that Karnataka has many ICAR Institutes which can be utilized to the fullest for the benefit of the stakeholders. He urged the Animal Science Institutes, College of Veterinary Sciences, State Animal Husbandry Departments and the Milk Federation to converge on one platform and meet regularly for discussing their issues.
Dr. Ashok Kumar, ADG (Animal Science), ICAR also marked his presence as the Guest of Honor during the occasion.
The Guest of Honor, Dr. Manjunath S. Palegar, Director, Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Government of Karnataka expressed his concern on the FMD outbreaks in the State. He also urged for cooperation from the ICAR Institutes and the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying in controlling the disease.
Dr. Triveni Dutt, Director, ICAR-IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareilly apprised the dignitaries about the Institute’s unparallelED contributions in the eradication of several diseases. He also outlined the various technologies related to Vaccines, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Animal Feed Technology, Value-Added Livestock Products, Animal Breeding & Reproduction and Surgical Technologies, etc., developed by the Institute.
A total of 180 participants participated in the Meeting organized as a part of the Series initiated by the ICAR-IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareilly in association with the various State Departments of Animal Husbandry (SDAH) of the country for celebrating the “Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav” to commemorate 75 Years of India's Independence.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh)