28th February 2014, Izatnagar
A one-day Kisan Mela– 2014 of Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar was organized on 28th February, 2014. Dr. Raj Kumar Singh, Director and Vice-Chancellor, IVRI inaugurated Kisan Mela.
Dr. J.M. Kataria, Director, Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, All the Joint Directors, Heads of Division of IVRI and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
Agro-industrial, agri-business, pharmaceutical firms, other entrepreneurs and stakeholders put up their stalls in mela. Latest agriculture technologies and livestock technologies were shown on these stalls in attractive and informative manner. Various research institutes, KVKs and state departments including farmers and students actively participated in mela.
Regional Veterinary Science Students Debate Competition was also held under the theme of ‘Fostering Scientific Temper’ on the occasion. Students from NDRI, Karnal; GBPUAT, Pantnagar; NDUAT, Faizabad; HAU, Hisar; PDDUUVS, Mathura and IVRI, Izatnagar participated in the programme.
(Source: Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar)