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 ICAR- CIRB participated in Pashu Palan Mela at GADVASU, Ludhiana during Sept., 22-23, 2016 

ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes Participated in Pashu Palan Mela, at GADVASU, Ludhiana during September 22-23, 2016. CIRB put up its stall showcasing various technologies developed by the institute. Dr. AS Nanda, honourable Vice Chancellor visited our stall and took keen interest in the exhibits put up by the institute, Punjab. A large number of farmers from Punjab and adjoining states visited the mela to know the latest livestock farming practices and technologies. The Kisan gosthi and scientist farmers’ interaction sessions were also the main attraction of the Mela. Dr SS Dahiya, Principal Scientist, CIRB delivered a lecture in the Kisan Gosthi highlighting various activities and research being undertaken at  CIRB and actively participated in scientist farmers interaction sessions. Institutes 

and industrial  organisations dealing with production and marketing of animal feed, medicines, animal farm machinery, fodder seed processing machinery and animal housing equipment also participated in this two days event. The CIRB scientist’s team of Dr SS Dahiya Dr VB Dixit, Dr KP Singh Principal Scientists, Dr MH Jan, Scientist, Dr KL Mehrara, CTO and Sh Rajiv Mehta, ACTO participated in the event and answered queries of the farmers who visited the institute stall.