Punjab Govt organise National Livestock Championship & Agri Expo 2020

The event will start from 27th February to 2nd March 2020.  It will be focusing on ways and means to achieve more productivity and profitability to boost the contribution of the agriculture industry in higher GDP growth.  

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 The expo is being organized by the Government of Punjab in collaboration with PHD Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The 11th edition of the expo is going to be a mega platform for farmers, livestock owners, veterinarians, and other stakeholders from the agriculture industry.

 The Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development, Tript Rajinder Singh Bawa disclosed the event details and released a booklet of the event. The five-day event will take place at PUDA Ground, Batala, District Gurdaspur, Punjab. The event will be focusing on ways and means to achieve more productivity and profitability to boost the contribution of the agriculture industry in higher GDP growth.

Milking and Breed competitions

The main attractions of the event will be competitions like milking competitions of cows, buffaloes and goats, breed competitions of horses, cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs, dogs, and poultry. 

These competitions will not be there just for fun but will also have big rewards for the participants.  The owners of the winning animals in milking and breeding competitions would be rewarded with cash prizes worth Rs 2 crores. Along with the prize money, the winners would be given certificates. 

These competitions will also encourage farmers to learn the scientific and technicalities involved in the care and management of animals to enhance the milk yield and breed quality.

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