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BackArid Region Campus Bikaner organized Training programme at KVK, Badgaon, Udaipur under Tribal Sub Plan of Net Work Project

 One day training programme on “Integrated Sheep and Goat Farming to Enhance Livelihood and Nutritional Security of Tribal Farmer’s” under TSP was organized on 03rd March, 2022 at KVK, Badgaon, Udaipur to aware the tribal farmers about integrated sheep and goat farming to improve livelihood and nutritional security. A total of fifty interested tribal farmers from different villages of Turgarh, Gogunda area attended the training programme. The programme was coordinated by Drs. H K Narula (Principal Scientist & Head), Ashok Kumar, Scientist & Nodal Officer, TSP and assisted by Shri Madan Lal, TO, ICAR-CSWRI, ARC Bikaner.  The programme was chaired by Dr Arun Kumar Tomar, Director ICAR-CSWRI, Avikanagar. DR Bhupendra Bhardwaj, Add Director, Animal Husbandry, Udaipur also graced the programme and gave inputs on ongoing state animal husbandry plans. Shri Gopal Bomb, member, Vidhya Bhawan Society, Dr G Sonawane, Nodal Officer, TSP, ICAR-CSWRI, Avikanagar and Dr P Bhatnagar In-Charge, KVK also attended the programme and interacted with the tribal farmers to increase their livelihood. Honorable Director, Dr Tomar addressed the gathering and encouraged the tribal farmers to adopt integrated sheep, goat and rabbit farming for livelihood and nutritional security of tribal farmers. Dr G Sonawane delivered lectures on health management of the flock. Dr Narula gave lecture on the overall scientific management of sheep and goat. In the last part of the programme, all tribal farmers were benefitted with 14 Sirohi Bucks and 7 units of Marwari sheep (2 female and 1 male) for genetic improvement of their sheep and goat flock of tribal farmers to enhance the productivity of the flock, thereby enhancing farmer’s income cum socio-economic status. Tribal farmers were also benefitted with water bottle and umbrella.