Shillong, 30th October: Meghalaya government is focusing on the welfare of animals. Various programs are being organised by the state government for improving the condition of the animals.
The camp was arranged for livestock farmers
Division of Animal & Fisheries Sciences, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ri Bhoi, organized a free animal health camp at Animal Health Clinic for Livestock farmers on 28th October, 2021.
85 tribal livestock farmers were present in this program
The programme was funded by ST Component (previously TSP), ICAR RC NEH Umiam. Around 85 tribal livestock farmers attended the programme from around 9 villages of Ri-Bhoi, the aspirational district of Meghalaya. The majority of farmers were rearing pigs followed by poultry and cattle.
Many eminent persons were also present in this program
The programme was graced by Dr Samrendra Hazarika, Nodal officer, TSP; Dr Arnab Sen, in-charge, Head, DAFS and Dr M Islam, Head, KVK Ri-Bhoi. The resource persons discussed various issues of animal health and production. It is expected that Meghalaya government will develop the condition of animals of the state.