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“Australia India Council (AIC) Workshop” organized

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20 April 2022, New Delhi: The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru, Karnataka organized the three-day International Australia-India Council Workshop on “Climate Change and Livestock Production: Current Scenario and Way Forward” from 11th to 13th April, 2022.

The Chief Guest, Dr. Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR highlighted the effects of climate change on the livestock production and the emergence of new diseases in the livestock. Dr. Tripathi also released the Springer Book on “Climate Change and Livestock Production: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives” during the occasion.

Releasing the two Products – Transcare-Sheep and Transcare-Goat, the supplements to ameliorate the transport stress in Small Ruminants, the Guest of Honor, Prof. Frank Dunshea, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia underlined the Indo-Australian Collaboration.

The Guest of Honor, Dr. Surinder Singh Chauhan, Senior Lecturer, School of Agriculture and Food, The University of Melbourne, Australia briefed about the Australia-India Council Projects.

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The Chief Guest of the valedictory ceremony, Prof. S. Abdul Rahman, Former Dean Veterinary College, Hebbal and Executive Director & Former President, Commonwealth Veterinary Association felicitated the participants with the Certificates.

Shri Gopi Shankar, Director (Trade), State Government of Victoria, Australia based in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India marked the presence as the Guest of Honor during the valedictory ceremony.

Earlier, Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru delivered the welcome address.

A total of 50 participants from the various States of the country participated in the Workshop.

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