9th September, 2019, New Delhi
The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology, Bengaluru organized the Annual Review of Outreach Project on “Estimation of Methane Emission under different Feeding Systems and Development of Mitigation Strategies” at the National Agricultural Science Centre Complex today.
Dr. J.K. Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries and Animal Science), ICAR reviewed the project’s progress. Dr. Jena appreciated the participating centres’ research work under the project. He applauded the attempts made by the lead centre - ICAR-NIANP in developing the state-wise database on enteric methane emission from the livestock.
Dr. Ashok Kumar, ADG (Animal Husbandry), ICAR urged to demonstrate the developed technologies at the field level.
Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, ICAR-NIANP & Project Coordinator underlined the project’s genesis and its salient achievements.
The committee proposed for the continuation of the project for another 5 years to update the methane database and develop the season and region-specific ameliorative measures as well as the field evaluation of the developed products.
The Annual Report for the Year - 2018-19 and a Brochure reflecting the Project’s research highlights and its achievements were released during the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology, Bengaluru)