The Brain Storming Meeting of Directors of ICAR Animal Science Division Institutes was organized at Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom from January 30-31, 2011. All Directors, Joint Directors and Heads of Regional Stations of the ICAR Animal Science Institutes and ADGs, Principal Scientists and DS(AS) from SMD attended the Meeting, which was Chaired by Dr. K.M.L. Pathak, DDG (AS) ICAR. The meeting was to sensitize the Institutes in preparing the XII Plan EFC document and identify few flagship programs and thematic areas to be addressed during XII plan. For the first time incharges of various regional stations were involving for providing inputs. The interaction was very useful and few programs on genomics, stem cell research, nanotechnology, molecular diagnostics and vaccines, biogeography of rumen and nutrition and reproduction interaction were prioritized for drawing focused research activities.