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BackCWDB-Sponsored “Hands-on-training on Oestrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Sheep” Inaugurated at ICAR-CSWRI on 30.09.16

A Seven-day hands-on-training on “Oestrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Sheep” from 30th September – 6th October, 2016 was inaugurated at the Division of Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, ICAR-CSWRI, Avikanagar. The program is sponsored by Central Wool Development Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Dr. S.M.K. Naqvi, Director of the institute and was attended by heads of various divisions, In-charges, Scientists, administrative and technical staffs. Dr. R. K. Paul, course coordinator outlined the course contents and informed that the training is aimed at hands-on-training on the practical aspects of oestrus synchronization and artificial insemination in sheep at farmers’ flock. In addition the trainees will learn about different laboratory techniques including semen collection, evaluation, processing, short-term storage, objective evaluation by CASA and various staining techniques. Participants from Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan have joined this course. The director in his speech highlighted the importance and economic benefits of the training to the sheep farmers. He also urged the participants to disseminate the techniques to the livestock assistants working at their respective places. The programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Arpita Mohapatra.