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Buffalo, the 'Black gold' of India is already shining with a glittering future. This dairy species has been creating headlines commanding high price tags while also contributing immensely to animal protein needs of veterinary population of the country, as well as earning foreign exchange through surging export of buffalo meat. The country has made a grand spectre on the World stage being top milk producer & leading meat exporter – with crucial contribution of 71.3 Million tones milk (53 % of total) and 86 per cent of the exported meat from buffalo alone.
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ICAR-CIRB become India’s second center to produce a cloned buffalo

Hisar: In a unique achievement, Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Director, ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB) informed that institute scientists produced cloned calf ‘HISAR  GOURAV’ on December 11, 2015 at 11:30 AM, birth weight of 40.4 kg born through normal delivery. This cloned buffalo calf is distinct from the earlier clones produced in India, as this  is produced from cells of ventral side of tail of superior buffalo bull, this part is least exposed to sunlight and may have less mutation rate, and can  be good choice for isolation of donor cells to produce healthy clones. The newborn cloned calf is maintaining good health and showing normal activities. Dr Singh emphasized that the use of adult somatic cells of proven males or quality females for cloning can bring revolution by multiplying the superior buffalo germplasm in country. With this achievement CIRB becomes world’s third and India’s second institute to produce cloned buffalo. 

 

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Director, CIRB showing champion buffalo bull to Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji during 'Krishi Unnati Mela' 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                      Director ICAR-CIRB, Dr. Inderjeet Singh explaining the importance of elite buffalo germplasm to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji at the ‘Krishi Unnati Mela' on March 19th 2016 at IARI, Pusa, New Delhi.  Hon'ble PM took keen interest in the elite buffalo animals showed by the institute in the mela. Dr. Singh told Hon’ble PM that buffaloes alone contribute about 53% of country's milk production and because of this only the country is No. 1 in milk production. Further, buffalo meat earns the country thirty thousand crore annually. The farmers are earning extra income from buffaloes and they fit best for 'Make in India' slogan.

 
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  ICAR-CIRB Scientists Received National Awards on 88th ICAR Foundation Day

On the occasion of 88th ICAR Foundation Day, Krishak Goshthi and ICAR Award Ceremony on 16th  July at Vigyan  Bhavan, New Delhi,  Dr Hema Tripathi, Principal scientist received the Bharat Ratna Dr C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers 2015 for promoting quality teaching in the field of Social Sciences. The award consists of ₹1.00 lakh in cash and a citation. 

Dr Naresh Selokar scientist and Dr Monika Saini, Young Professional II, Animal Reproduction & Physiology at CIRB received Jawaharlal Nehru Award for P.G. Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences-2015 in field of Animal Science & Biotechnology, respectively. Each of them received 50,000/-in cash plus a citation and gold plated silver medal.   The awards were conferred by the Chief guest of the function,  Shri Radha Mohan Singh ji, Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Govt of India, New Delhi.

 

Shri S.S. Ahluwalia, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs; Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union  Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Panchayati Raj; and Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare also graced the occasion as Guests of Honor. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR welcomed the dignitaries and Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Additional Secretary, DARE and Secretary, ICAR proposed the vote of thanks.

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