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  ICAR-DPR celebrates 29th Institute Foundation Day

DDG unveiling Srinidhi  DDG unveiling Srinidhi

Dr. H. Rahman, D.D.G. (Animal Science) inaugurating exhibition and laid foundation stone for farmers hostel

DDG unveiling Srinidhi

DDG(AS) addressing the gathering

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research celebrated 29th Institute Foundation Day on 1st March, 2016.  Dr. H Rahman Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR, New Delhi was the Chief Guest of the function. Dr. H.Rahman, DDG (AS) inaugurated a permanent exhibition centre at the DPR campus. The facility provides the glimpses of DPT technologies especially the improved chicken varieties developed at the institute.   Children from different schools were invited and appraised about the research programs and technologies developed at the institute.  The exhibition centre is open for the farmers during the office hours on all working days. The DDG (AS) laid foundation stone for Farmers Hostel and also inaugurated the new cage house at pure line experimental farm. The chief guest appreciated the efforts of the scientists and other staff members for serving the rural and tribal farmers. He stressed the importance of rural poultry in livelihood security and poverty alleviation in India.  Dr.Ravindra Babu, Director, ICAR-IIRR and Dr.V.V.Kulkarni, Director, ICAR-NRCM were the guest of honours for the function.  Dr. R. N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR narrated the achievements and impact of the improved chicken varieties (Vanaraja, Gramapriya, Srinidhi,  Krishibro  etc.) across the country.  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:29

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