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Brainstorming workshop on strategies for enhancing livestock, fisheries begins

RAIPUR: Governor Shekhar Dutt, addressing the inaugural function of the national brainstorming workshop on strategies for enhancing livestock and fisheries production in Chhattisgarh held at Kamdhenu University Anjora in Durg district, said that there is no dearth of natural energy resources (bio-treasure) in the state. More and more exploration of these sources should be done for the development of the state. He said that this workshop has great importance in preparing strategy for enhancing livestock and fisheries production.

The governor, while releasing books of Indira Gandhi Agriculture University and Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu University, said that these books would definitely enhance knowledge of students and were significant for the development of human resources.

At the inaugural function of the workshop, secretary, agricultural research and education New Delhi Dr S Ayyappan, additional chief secretary and agriculture production commissioner Ajay Singh, deputy director general (education) ICAR Dr Arvind Kumar, deputy director general (fisheries) ICAR Dr B Meenakumari, deputy director general (animal science) Dr KML Pathak and Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu University vice chancellor Prof UK Mishra were present.

Presiding over the function, Dr S Ayyappan said that science should be developed for excellent profession and it was the demand of the time. He said that along with agriculture, the strategy prepared by specialists in the brainstorming workshop would definitely be proved useful for livestock, fisheries, goat-keeping and their production.

In Chhattisgarh, he said, along with paddy production, more profits could be earned by adopting fisheries. In the livestock sector, protection, preservation and processing are necessary, with which more benefits could be earned in this field.