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ICAR holds nationwide ‘Forage Day’

Various schemes being implemented by the State and Central Government to  benefit the farmers and livestock keepers in particular

ICAR-AICRP on Forage Crops and Utilisation, Jhansi organised ‘Forage Day’ today across the country in 35 centres of ICAR Institutes, SAUs, CAUs, Regional Stations and NGOs to sensitise and impart basic understanding about different forage species (traditional fodder crops, range grass species, non-conventional fodder etc.)

As a part of this event, “Forage Day” was also organised by ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi. Ram Naresh Tewari, Independent Director, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd was the Chief Guest who briefed about the various schemes being implemented by the State and Central Government for the benefit of farmers in general and livestock keepers in particular. 

He also put emphasis on the importance of livestock in natural and organic farming and stressed upon the need of increasing farmer’s income and building a strong India.

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