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Field centre under goat research project inaugurated

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Oct 6 � The All-India Coordinated Research Project on goat improvement located at the Goat Research Station, Assam Agricultural University, Burnihat, a sponsored project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, inaugurated its third field unit at Nahira, Bijoynagar under Kamrup (R) district recently, a press release stated.

The field unit was inaugurated by Dr A Chakraborty, Director of Research (Veterinary), Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara. In his inaugural speech he insisted the farmers to come forward and take up goat farming as their livelihood. He said that at times goats can be used as ATM and can improve their economic status. He assured the farmers of the locality to render all possible help from the Assam Agricultural University and announced that the best performing farmers of the field unit will be sent to the Central Institute for Research on Goat (CIRG), Makhdoom, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh for advance training.

The meeting was presided over by Prabin Goswami, social worker of the area and was attended by Dr RN Goswami, dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Khanapara as chief guest. Dr M Das, Associate Director of Extension Education, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara as guest of honour; Subodh Das, Deputy Director, SOS Village, Guwahati, Dr A Saleque, Principal Scientist, Goat Research Station, Assam Agricultural University, Burnihat, Dr N Nahardeka, Principal Investigator, All India Coordinated Research Project on goat improvement, as well as two village headmen D Thakuria and B Kalita. The meeting was initiated by Dr A Saleque.

Dr Goswami encouraged the farmers, specially the womenfolk, to come forward for scientific management and rearing of goats of increasing productivity, while Dr M Das narrated about women empowerment and the scope farming of different livestock for improving rural economy.

Subodh Das advised the farmers to be self sufficient through livestock farming. He thanked the AAU authzzority of the Assam Agricultural University for selecting Nahira of Bijoynagar as a field unit for implementation of the goat improvement programme.

The vote of thanks was offered by Dr N Nahardeka, the release added.

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Field centre under goat research project inaugurated

GUWAHATI, Oct 6 � The All-India Coordinated Research Project on goat improvement located at the Goat Research Station, Assam Agricultural University, Burnihat, a sponsored project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, inaugurated its third field unit at Nahira, Bijoynagar under Kamrup (R) district recently, a press release stated.

The field unit was inaugurated by Dr A Chakraborty, Director of Research (Veterinary), Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara. In his inaugural speech he insisted the farmers to come forward and take up goat farming as their livelihood. He said that at times goats can be used as ATM and can improve their economic status. He assured the farmers of the locality to render all possible help from the Assam Agricultural University and announced that the best performing farmers of the field unit will be sent to the Central Institute for Research on Goat (CIRG), Makhdoom, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh for advance training.

The meeting was presided over by Prabin Goswami, social worker of the area and was attended by Dr RN Goswami, dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Khanapara as chief guest. Dr M Das, Associate Director of Extension Education, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara as guest of honour; Subodh Das, Deputy Director, SOS Village, Guwahati, Dr A Saleque, Principal Scientist, Goat Research Station, Assam Agricultural University, Burnihat, Dr N Nahardeka, Principal Investigator, All India Coordinated Research Project on goat improvement, as well as two village headmen D Thakuria and B Kalita. The meeting was initiated by Dr A Saleque.

Dr Goswami encouraged the farmers, specially the womenfolk, to come forward for scientific management and rearing of goats of increasing productivity, while Dr M Das narrated about women empowerment and the scope farming of different livestock for improving rural economy.

Subodh Das advised the farmers to be self sufficient through livestock farming. He thanked the AAU authzzority of the Assam Agricultural University for selecting Nahira of Bijoynagar as a field unit for implementation of the goat improvement programme.

The vote of thanks was offered by Dr N Nahardeka, the release added.

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