Interface Meet on “Characterization and Documentation of Animal Genetic Resources of West Bengal

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21 April 2022, Karnal: The ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, Haryana organized the Virtual Interface Meeting for West Bengal on “Characterization and Documentation of Animal Genetic Resources of West Bengal: A Mission towards Zero Non-Descript Populations” here today.  The Meet was organized under the “Mission towards Zero Non-Descript AnGR of India”.

Prof. Chanchal Guha, Vice-Chancellor, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, West Bengal highlighted the significance of AnGR Characterization and Conservation. He also urged for the collaboration of all the related agencies for documenting AnGR in the State.

Prof. Tapan Kumar Madal, Director of Research Extension and Farms, WBUAFS, West Bengal highlighted the activities carried out by the University for the Improvement and Conservation of AnGR of West Bengal.

Dr. Yograj Tamang, Director, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Government of West Bengal underlined the Activities of the Animal Resource Development.

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Dr. Subhransu Pan, Former Professor & Head LPM, WBUAFS, West Bengal outlined the present status of the AnGR of West Bengal and highlighted the probable Non-Descript Population to be worked on.

Earlier, welcoming the dignitaries, Dr. B.P. Mishra, Director, ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal, Haryana outlined the priorities of the Bureau for managing the native AnGR in the country.

More than 200 Scientists; Academicians; Officers of ICAR Institutes, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences and Animal Resource Development Department, Government of West Bengal, etc., attended the Meet.

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