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One day Scientist Farmer interaction was organized at Arid Region Campus, ICAR-CSWRI Bikaner on 01.10.2021 for adopted sheep farmers under Magra field unit of NWPSI. Dr Arun Kumar Tomar, Director, ICAR, CSWRI, Avikangar was chief guest of programme. Sh Bhagirath Moond, eminent social worker was special guest in the inaugural function of interaction. At the onset of program, Dr H K Narula, Head, ARC, CSWRI, Bikaner formally welcomed guests and other attendee present in the august hall. He explained about technologies developed at ARC and their importance to disseminate these technologies in field conditions. Dr Rajiv Kumar, Sr Scientist, CSWRI, Avikanagar inspired the sheep farmers to come forward to get Geographical indication for lustrous Magra wool. Dr Arun Kumar Tomar discussed in detail about present challenges and scope of sheep improvement in field conditions. Mr Bhagirath Moond requested sheep farmer to take advantages scientific technologies for upliftment of their status. Dr Ashish Chopra, PI, Magra field unit handled the stage during inaugural function and Dr Chandan Prakash, Scientist delivered vote of thanks. Later on, all subject matter specialists,  Dr Nirmala Saini, PS; Dr Chandan Prakash, Scientist, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Scientist delivered their lectures. About 30 sheep farmers from Magra field unit participated in the program. Twenty-five superior Magra breeding rams were distributed among sheep farmers as per mandate of the project.