RAC 2017


Senior Veterinary Officials visit NRC on Mithun

On 12th July 2019, a delegation of senior officials led by Shri Alan Gonmei, Commissioner & Secy, Dept. of Vety & A. H. Govt. of Nagaland visited ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema. It may be recalled that on 11th July 2019 the delegation called on the Hon’ble Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Shri Giriraj Singh Ji wherein the Hon'ble Union Minister has assured all out support for the development of Mithun in the state.
Dr. Abhijit Mitra, Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema apprised the delegation that Hon’ble Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Govt. of India, Shri Giriraj Singh Ji, during the last meeting on 20th June 2019 in Delhi, has already directed the Institute to develop overall livestock policy for the State with special emphasis on Mithun and Pig. In the meeting, the modalities for developing the livestock policy of the State including the strategies for augmenting the fodder production was discussed. And it was agreed upon that a Brain Storming Workshop will be conducted by ICAR-NRC on Mithun to deliberate on the issue during the 1st week of August 2019. The delegation later also visited the Institute Mithun Farm on the way back to Kohima.
In the meeting, the following officials were also present: Dr. Budhi Lama, Addl. Director, Dept. Of Vety & A. H., Dr. Kuokehebi Gwirie, Deputy Director, NLDB, Dr. Zawhel Mekro, Deputy Director (Pig), Dr. V. Rutsa, Joint Director (Pig), and Dr. Kobu Khate, CTO & Farm I/C, ICAR-NRC on Mithun.