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Union Minister Shri Giriraj Singh visited ICAR-NRC on Mithun Farm

On his maiden visit to Nagaland, Shri Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying visited ICAR-NRC on Mithun Farm on 9th November,2019 and interacted with the scientists on various issues such as selection of mithun for improving milk yield, popularization of Artificial Insemination, Embryo transfer Technolog. Low cost feed formulation using dried grasses and leaves mixed with paddy straw and distillery by-product was highly appreciated. The Chief Guest emphasized to popularize mithun milk and stressed to open a sale outlet where packaged mithun milk can be sold. He was accompanied by Shri R. Khing, Hon’ble Advisor, Dept. of AH & Veterinary Services and Women Resource Development, and Shri L. Khumo, Advisor, Dept. of Fisheries, Govt. of Nagaland. Dr. J. K. Jena, Deputy Director General (DDG), Fisheries & Animal Sciences also graced this occasion.