RAC 2017




 


29th foundation day of ICAR-NRC on Mithun celebrated on 2nd June 2017


In the inaugural session, Shri Yatachu Fithu, Minister of School Education & SCERT, Govt. of Nagaland, who was the Chief Guest of the foundation Day Meeting, He lauded the centre for its efforts and said that the NRCM gained wide recognition. He wanted the NRCM not to focus on giving incentives but to be a centre of providing information and helping farmers to grow on their own. Then the purpose of this Institute will last.


Dr. Chandan Rajkhowa, former director of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Guest of Honor of the Foundation Day Meeting said that mithun has tremendous potential to transform the lives of tribal population in the NE region. He expressed satisfaction at the progress made by the Institute in past years and gave credit to the staff who works with sincerity and zeal.


Dr. Abhijit Mitra, Director ICAR-NRC on Mithun informed that the Institute was working towards a bankable scheme for mithun rearing in Nagaland, by keeping in touch with NABARD. He further said that mithun rearing has ecotourism potentials as well. He also informed that the Institute was touch with airport authority to install a mithun statue at the arrival entrance of Dimapur airport. An MoU for this has already been signed.