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AICRP Annual Review Meeting at Nagaland Centre, Jharnapani

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Annual Review Meeting of AICRP on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project organized at ICAR RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Jharnapani

The annual review meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project (PSP) for the year 2022-23 was organized at ICAR Research Complex for North Eastern Hill Region, Nagaland Centre, Jharnapani, Medziphema, Nagaland on 2nd and 3rd May 2024. Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR applauded the AICRP on Poultry Breeding’s contribution in developing the poultry sector in the country over the last 50 years. Dr. Bhatta stressed on further increasing the backyard poultry’s contribution to the total poultry production. He also released a dual purpose backyard poultry “Tokbari” developed by AICRP on Poultry breeding Centre for NEH region Tripura Centre, Agartala, Tripura.

Dr. G.K. Gaur, ADG (AP&B), ICAR accentuated on the need of conserving the indigenous chicken breeds and large scale dissemination of superior backyard poultry. He further emphasized on developing entrepreneurs and second line breeder in rural poultry. Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad apprised about the genesis of the Project and its salient achievements made during the last 50 years. Dr. Girish Patil, Director, NRC Mithun praised the ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad and AICRP on Poultry Breeding for its significant contribution to the livelihoods of NEH Region. Dr. U. Rajkumar, incharge, AICRP on Poultry Breeding, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad presented the action taken report and the progress report of the project during the year 2022-23. Earlier, Dr. H. Kalita, Head of the Regional Centre, ICAR Nagaland Centre welcomed the delegates for Annual Review Meeting of AICRP-on Poultry Breeding Annual Review Meeting and also to ICAR Nagaland.  He also highlighted the impact of this project in North East in general and in Nagaland in particular.

The Centre In-charges of 12 AICRP on Poultry Breeding and 12 Poultry Seed Project Centres covering different states of the country and the scientists from ICAR RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre and NRC-Mithun, participated in the Review Meeting. The PIs presented the progress of the centres and it was critically reviewed by the DDG(AS), ADG(AP&B) and Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad. Constructive suggestions were offered for the improvement of the Centres. The meeting ended with vote of thanks from Dr.U.Rajkumar, Head, PGB Division, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad.


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