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Unnat Pashudhan Sashakt Kisan Conclave on livestock held in Delhi

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The conclave focussed on three technical thematic sessions namely increasing productivity and improving animal health, value addition and market linkages and innovation and technology

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying inaugurated the Unnat Pashudhan Sashakt Kisan Conclave-the conclave of 75 entrepreneurs and exhibition of 75 indigenous livestock breeds’ in New Delhi. Dr L Murugan, MoS, FAHD and Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, MoS, FAHD were the Guests of Honour.

More than 1200 farmers were present in the event. The farmers from across the country were connected with the event through 1,000 common service centres.

Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of FAHD in association with CII has organised the Conclave with a focus on dairy and poultry farmers, innovative entrepreneurs, startups and industry.

Rupala launched the training programme for A-HELP at the conclave. The minister felicitated three Padma Shree awardees – Prof Moti Lal Madan, Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma and Dr Sosamma Iype during the event. Further, Rupala felicitated the winners of the Animal Husbandry Startup Grand Challenge 2.0 at the Conclave. A coffee table book about 75 indigenous breeds and 75 Entrepreneurs was launched at the Unnat Pashudhan Sashakt Kisan Conclave. The event showcased videos of four farmers who have achieved recognition at the national and global levels due to their innovative techniques in the farming and dairy sector.

The conference focussed on three technical thematic sessions namely increasing productivity and improving animal health, value addition and market linkages and innovation and technology.

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