1st March, 2021, Hyderabad
The ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad celebrated its “34th Foundation Day” and “National Science Day - 2021” today.
In his address, the Chief Guest, Dr. V.K. Saxena, Assistant Director General (Animal Production & Breeding), ICAR appreciated the significant contributions made in the improvement of poultry production particularly, the backyard poultry production through the dissemination of improved chicken varieties.
Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad highlighted the Directorate’s contribution through its germplasm, technologies and extension activities. He also outlined the significance of celebrating the National Science Day programme in the Country highlighting the research work conducted by Sir C.V. Raman which led to the discovery of the Raman Effect.
The poultry farmers from industry, officials from Veterinary Universities and Scientists from ICAR Institutes and Regional Station, Bhubaneswar participated in the programme.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad)