GUWAHATI, Dec 30 - The Jai Kisan Jai Vigyan Week was celebrated from December 23 to December 29 to mark the birth anniversaries of former Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late Chaudhary Charan Singh by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Research Centre on Pig, Rani, located on the outskirts of the city.
The celebration was organised in view of their immense contributions towards promoting the use of science for the welfare of farmers, said a statement.
As part of the celebration, the ICAR-NRC on Pig organised a farmer-scientist interaction programme at the Satpur Gaon Panchayat Committee Hall at Loharghat, Kamrup, yesterday.
The event was attended by more than 60 pig farmers of the area.
The meeting was presided over by Dr MK Tamuli, Principal Scientist of the institute, who explained the importance of technology transfer for the benefit of pig farmers.
Scientists of other disciplines also delivered inputs to enhance pig production with scientific technology transformation.
Dr Daisy Das, veterinary officer, stated the objectives of the programme.