31st May 2016, Hissar
Shri Mohanbhai Kundariya, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, visited ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hissar today. The Minister showed keen interest in the research work and appreciated the role of CIRB in improvement and conservation of Murrah and other breeds of buffalo far and wide.
Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Director, ICAR-CIRB briefed about the ongoing research activities of the Institute.
On the occasion, representatives of Murrah Buffalo Owners Welfare Association and other farmers met the Minister, apprised him about the activities of their association and made suggestions for promoting buffalo husbandry and making it more remunerative to the buffalo keepers. The association requested that milk should be included in the mid-day-meal scheme of the government.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hissar)