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Annual Review Meeting of AICRP on Poultry Breeding & seed project

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Annual Review Meeting of AICRP on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project organized 

Virtual Annual Review Meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project (PSP) was held on 7th April, 2021 through online meeting. Dr. B. N. Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science) chaired the meeting. He appreciated the contribution of AICRP on Poultry Breeding for development of poultry sector in India over the last 50 years. He emphasized to further increase the contribution of backyard poultry to total poultry production. He also stressed the need to concentrate on climate resilient poultry and health management of backyard poultry. Dr. V.K. Saxena, ADG (AP&B), ICAR, New Delhi appreciate the good work carried out by AICRP on poultry breeding. He emphasized on the need of conservation of indigenous chicken breeds and large scale dissemination of superior backyard poultry. Dr. Vineet Bhasin, Principal Scientist, AS Division, ICAR suggested to work on chicken variety suitable for high altitude regions.  Dr. R. N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad, appraised about the genesis of project and its salient achievements made during last 50 years. He also presented the action taken report and the action plan for the next five years. Annual Progress made during 2019-20 for the twelve AICRP and twelve PSP Centres was reviewed and suitable suggestions were offered for improvement of the scheme. 

Dr. R.K. Vijh, Director, NBAGR participated in the review meeting.  Earlier, Dr. S. V.Rama Rao, Pr. Scientist welcomed the dignitaries and participants. Centre In-charges of 12 AICRP-PB and 12 Poultry Seed Project centres covering different states of the country, scientists from ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad participated in the review meeting.

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Annual Review Meeting of AICRP on Poultry Breeding & seed project
 


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